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KY AAP NEWS FLASH: KACO (KY Action for Childhood Obesity)

Kentucky Action for Childhood Obesity
March KACO Post:
 
Your Word of the Day: Neophobia


Fear of the new is especially important when we talk about feeding toddlers and children. Kids, being very texture-driven will often explore things in multiple ways before eating it. Feeding experts encourage repeated (20 or more times!) exposures before giving up on foods, allowing kids to spit out foods they don’t like and experimenting with multiple preparations of single foods. 
 
Looking for more help for parents, who are motivated to have less stressful mealtimes, with their picky eaters?  There are some very helpful books and resources out there.  Check out the following:  
 
Chris Bolling, MD
KY-AAP Obesity Chair
Crestview Hills, KY 41017
 
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