Complementary feeding & the transition to solids
Refuses to eat or is sensitive to certain food textures, flavors, or temperatures of foods.
Difficulty chewing foods or struggles to control and coordinate moving food around in mouth, preparing to swallow food.
Refuses or rarely tries new foods.
Has difficulty transitioning from gastric tube (G tube) feedings to oral feedings.
Negative mealtime behaviors (crying, arches, pulls away from food, tantrums at mealtimes or “shuts-down” and does not engage in mealtime).
The child has prolonged mealtimes, longer than 30 minutes for infants, and 30 to 40 minutes for toddlers or young children.
Transitioning to cup drinking/liquid intake