Only eats with distractions – If a young baby or toddler is only able to eat by being distracted by a tablet, TV, or a parent standing on their head, then they again are lacking the intrinsic motivation to eat, which can happen for a variety of reasons (see more here). Offer him a variety of healthy food at regular mealtimes and let him eat what he wants. My 28 month old toddler only eats fries, noodles, bread and lots of apples, watermelons, oranges and bananas. Let your child decide which of the foods offered he or she will eat, and how much to eat. My son, who is now 11, still does not eat bread with any regularity. Up until this point DD had been eating all sorts of things. only eats bread =/ Jessica & Kaleb TTC since Nov 2015; 1 child; 3 angel babies; Massachusetts 5879 posts . Home / Community / Parents with Toddlers / only eats bread =/ only eats bread =/ Reply. Definitely. The following table gives guidelines for how much your toddler should be eating each day. My grandfather was a doctor and when my brother was a picky toddler who would only eat bread, he said bread is the staff of life. Day-to-day and meal-to-meal appetite changes are normal. He eats meat, yogurt, cheese, fruits, veggies. It is important that you don't make your child clean his or her plate. I only eat bread, Vegemite and cheese (90% of my diet) very ocationally potatoes and some junk food like chocolate and crisps. We did baby led weaning and she would eat all sorts of vegetables, proteins, beans etc. But as long as your toddler is gaining weight appropriately, you can rest assured he's fine. Toddlers are notoriously picky eaters with small appetites, short attention spans, and ever-changing moods, so it can seem as if they're not eating enough. My son is just about 2 and all he wants to eat is bread!! Apr 2nd '12. When he was two (and still) he would eat burritos: breakfast, lunch and dinner. "As long as you serve a variety of healthy foods every day, your toddler will find something on his plate to eat," says Sanna Delmonico, MS, RD, founder of Tiny Tummies. He doesn't like sandwiches at all. I spent my life been told I wouldn’t make 20 years old due to my diet. Still offer other food. Her cousin was very similar but now eats everything (he's 18 now) and is 6ft. Our almost two year old daughter will only eat foods I swore I would never feed my child before I had one. Don’t worry if your toddler eats only one thing — for now. Her 12 yr old friend was identical when growing up - only ate bread or dry pasta, chunks of cheese and sliced apple. I am 40 year old male who has had this condition my entire life and until now also thought it was just me who was a freak. So he liked tortillas. My son and 13 and has been very fussy since he was 2 years old where he began refusing foods. Usually these jags are short lived. 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