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Fifteen-minute consultation in the healthy child: “My child is a fussy eater!”

Abstract

Feeding a child is an emotive experience. Selective eating (often referred to as fussy eating) is a typical part of early childhood but can cause significant anxiety to parents. This article covers the factors that influence the development of selective eating, the key points to elicit in history and examination, and evidence-based advice for parents.

  • gastroenterology
  • general paediatrics
  • infant feeding

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