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@Ram Hi Ram, I so can relate. My daughter is 2.10-months-old. We tried to make meal-time a ritual, just like bed-time. We did not want to associate any other activity during meal-time except for sitting together because of the same reasons you've mentioned. It got over bearing on us. The first few days, she refused to eat the first time we offered her something. We took it easy. She came around, since she was hungry and also because I made something interesting enough for her tastes. I received a lot of advice that children usually don't starve themselves, so I quit thinking about the quantity and in stead focused on establishing meal time rules. Our experience with her has taught us we can introduce any new pattern and can succeed in it if we are consistent in it. We had to be very calm from within so her tantrums and whining wouldn't get to us. We were empathetic but stood our ground. Hope this helps.
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