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Between the ages of 1 and 3, your toddler has special nutritional needs. Breastfeeding continues to be important, but more for comfort than for food.
As with any part of baby care and parenting, feeding a toddler can be a challenge. You may need to offer your toddler new foods many times before they finally eat them. By providing them with chances to look at, touch, smell and taste new foods, you will help your toddler develop a healthy relationship with food. This can make mealtimes more pleasant and lead to less disagreements over picky eating.
Last Updated: June 2021