|My granddaughter, Braylyn Honeycutt self-feeding|
|So proud of herself!|
- put a plastic sheet or newspaper under the highchair
- use a bib or take their shirt off
- cut food into strips or fingers so that it is easier to eat
- let your baby eat with her hands
If your child has difficulty achieving the milestones suggested then you should discuss this with your child's teacher or doctor. By encouraging your child to feed himself independently and offering a variety of nourishing foods you will be starting him on the road towards a healthy lifestyle.