Common Feeding Problems in Young Children

  • Karen S. Budd
  • Cary S. Chugh
Part of the Advances in Clinical Child Psychology book series (ACCP, volume 20)


Even before a baby is born, parents watch carefully for signs of their expectant child’s health and development. The growing emphasis on prenatal care reflects a greater awareness of the effects of maternal health behaviors on the unborn child. However, concerns and questions about the child’s developmental progress do not abate after birth. In fact, the most common questions asked of pediatricians by parents of infants and toddlers concern what is normal for a child at different ages (Reisinger & Bires, 1980; Riter, personal communication, October, 1995). Parents typically ask, “When will my child develop a stable sleep schedule?”; “When should I begin potty training my child?”; and “When will my child [reach a particular developmental milestone]?”


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  • Karen S. Budd
    • 1
  • Cary S. Chugh
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyDePaul UniversityChicagoUSA

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