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DD is gagging on baby food First Time Mama :) Due July 12; 1 child; Pennsylvania 343 posts
11th Mar '13

DD is gagging on stage 2.5.? She is a little over 8 mths. Should I go back stage 2 or keep trying? Is this normal for her to gag?

A is Me 1 child; South Carolina 3782 posts
11th Mar '13

Try giving her finger foods so she can use her hands to feed herself.

MamaCass{+JOE} 3 kids; 1 angel baby; Pennsylvania 42355 posts
11th Mar '13

It's pretty normal for babies to gag on baby food. They may do it b/c they don't like the taste/texture. My son used to gag a lot on baby food, but he did well with table foods. We did baby-led weaning with him though, and he never really got interested in foods until he was like 9ish months.

Sarah ♥ K&K 2 kids; South Land, CA, United States 119038 posts
status 11th Mar '13

Its fairly common/normal. Its part of the learning process.

username1 1 child; Chicopee, MA, United States 30921 posts
11th Mar '13

my son had a really bad gag reflex so it took him awhile to get used to stage 3 or table food