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When can they feed themselves????? Lock Rss

Just curious as to when others have let their bubs feed themselves.
My son is 9 months old and can hold things really well.
I give him finger food to eat but will still feed him the bulk of his feeds myself.

Would love to hear when others let their bubs self feed.....

Thanks

Rileys Mum - 11 months

Hi there, I let my guys feed themselves at lunch time...brekkie is too messy, and dinner, I just want them to eat, bath, bottle and go to bed.
At lunch it's pretty relaxed I just give them a sandwich, sultanas, banana or canned two fruits.
I just put it all onto their highchair trays and let them go for it.(I don't put it all down at once, just a bit here and there) While they are eating and playing with the food, I offer them a bit of yoghurt too. It is pretty messy, but they love it. I have really noticed how much their finger control has improved. Most of the sultanas now actually end up in their mouths and not dropped before they get to their mouths.

Danielle

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