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O-kay, so I started this thread a while back, wanting info on what to give Ashley for her first finger foods. Well, now she’s almost a year old and absolutely will not try any of these foods! She won’t put anything in her mouth (except for teething toys, etc.). And when I try to give her food that isn’t pureed, she gags and acts like she’s dying (ex: yesteday she gagged and threw up b/c I put a very small piece of banana in her mouth). Our dietician said that she could have texture issues and that if she’s not feeding herself by her 1st burthday, she is going to refer us to a specialist. Anybody else have/hear of this problem and have any suggustions for me? Her first birthday is one month away.

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