42-48 Months

Don’t write off foods. It can take a whopping 8 to 12 exposures to a new food before a young child will accept it. So don’t take no for a final answer. Without making a big deal about any given rejection, wait a week or so, then without comment, offer the food anew.


“Caring for Your Baby and Young Child, Birth to Age 5 (5th Ed)” by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

“Mayo Clinic Guide to Your Baby's First Year” by Mayo Clinic.