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Any ideas? Blair B Due January 25; 1 child; 1 angel baby; Pennsylvania 3227 posts
Apr 21st '17

My son is 15 months old and he doesn't like to eat he sorta (barely) picks on things through out the day. He likes cheese, yogurt, watermelon sometimes he'll have a bite of a bagel and he likes Mac and cheese but he even just has a bite of those things never enough to call it a meal. Also he hates milk. If he ever eats more than just a bite of something he always throws it up it's literally every time he has a little bit more than a bite for example he had 3 noodles and threw them up. Does anyone know what could be wrong with him??? 

tinana+3 3 kids; 1 angel baby; Orlando, FL, Virgin Islands 48305 posts
Apr 21st '17

Quoting Blair B:
My son is 15 months old and he doesn't like to eat he sorta (barely) picks on things through out the day. He likes cheese, yogurt, watermelon sometimes he'll have a bite of a bagel and he likes Mac and cheese but he even just has a bite of those things never enough to call it a meal. Also he hates milk. If he ever eats more than just a bite of something he always throws it up it's literally every time he has a little bit more than a bite for example he had 3 noodles and threw them up. Does anyone know what could be wrong with him??? 


Is it behavioral? Or sensory?

If he's throwing up everything he eats, I'd worry that he could be malnourished. Does he see his pedi regularly?

Drew90 Due December 28; 3 kids; 3 angel babies; Hodgdon, ME, United States 7424 posts
Apr 21st '17

Could just be texture sensitive?  My dd1 still occasionally has issues with this at 2.5yrs. She didn't start eating actual meals til she was just about 2. We did a lot of pureed stuff for her and toddler formula. 

Have Heart 2 kids; 2 angel babies; Western, NY, United States 9013 posts
Apr 21st '17

my oldest has always been a snacker, or more so a grazer. He's never had a large appetite. it's been a struggle with my guy.  is your little guy gaining weight alright?

have you brought this up with your Pedi? they may refer you to a gastroenterologist. but it also seems like it could be as simple as maybe he has a powerful or sensitive gag reflex?

Blair B Due January 25; 1 child; 1 angel baby; Pennsylvania 3227 posts
Apr 21st '17

Quoting Drew90:
Could just be texture sensitive?  My dd1 still occasionally has issues with this at 2.5yrs. She didn't start eating actual meals til she was just about 2. We did a lot of pureed stuff for her and toddler formula. 


I was thinking texture sensitive too because he's hates food since I started giving it to him. He is also on toddler formula. 

Blair B Due January 25; 1 child; 1 angel baby; Pennsylvania 3227 posts
Apr 21st '17

Quoting Have Heart:
my oldest has always been a snacker, or more so a grazer. He's never had a large appetite. it's been a struggle with my guy.  is your little guy gaining weight alright?

have you brought this up with your Pedi? they may refer you to a gastroenterologist. but it also seems like it could be as simple as maybe he has a powerful or sensitive gag reflex?



Yeah he's oddly he's big for his age lol at his last app he was 30lbs! People will tell me he's a big boy and I'm like idk how because he hates to eat lol. He is on vitamins and toddler formula though 

Blair B Due January 25; 1 child; 1 angel baby; Pennsylvania 3227 posts
Apr 21st '17

Quoting tinana+2 (20w):

Is it behavioral? Or sensory?

If he's throwing up everything he eats, I'd worry that he could be malnourished. Does he see his pedi regularly?


Yes he sees his pedi regularly and they aren't worried about the not eating because he takes vitamins and I also give him toddler formula and it's crazy but he's a big boy he's over 30lbs

♥Jessie♥ Due June 14; 5 kids; 2 angel babies; Idaho 14910 posts
Apr 22nd '17

I would stop giving the toddler formula or give considerably less to see if he is filling up on that instead of meals. If he continues to throw up all his food I would consult a doctor. My sister threw up all her meals for a while. In younger kids it can be a sign of gall bladder issues. She went to have it removed and turns out all her organs were connected together and had to be separated. Very weird (and unlikely to happen) but they think that was her problem.

Blair B Due January 25; 1 child; 1 angel baby; Pennsylvania 3227 posts
Apr 22nd '17

Quoting ♥Jessie♥:
I would stop giving the toddler formula or give considerably less to see if he is filling up on that instead of meals. If he continues to throw up all his food I would consult a doctor. My sister threw up all her meals for a while. In younger kids it can be a sign of fall bladder issues. She went to have it removed and turns out all her organs were connected together and had to be separated. Very weird (and unlikely to happen) but they think that was her problem.


That sounds scary! And yeah I really want to cut back on the formula. He has 3 bottles of it a day so maybe it fills him up too much. I'm also going to bring it up to his doctor.