100 tahun penyelidikan dan pembangunan

Toddler's Appetite

Is it normal for my toddler to eat less than she did when she was an infant?

Because growth slows after the first birthday, it is normal for a toddler's appetite to decrease.

Why does her appetite vary so much day to day?

Because toddlers are eager to demonstrate their newly acquired language and motor skills, they often get distracted at mealtimes. As a result, the amount of food your child ingests may vary from large one day to little the next. This is normal.

My toddler used to love bananas - now she won't touch them. What happened?

Food preferences vary from child to child and can even vary from day to day. Favourite foods may be requested for every meal for a week and then refused the following week. Although frustrating for parents, changing preferences are normal.

How much does my toddler have to eat each day?

A  toddler needs about 1,000 calories a day, however you don't have to worry about counting her calories. Your toddler is naturally programmed to eat as much as her body needs. *

Ref:*http://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/toddler/nutrition/pages/Feeding-and-Nutrition-Your-One-Year-Old.aspx; accessed on 28 Feb 2012

Research has shown that even though intake at individual meals may vary, total daily consumption stays fairly constant.

Instead of worrying about how much your toddler eats, focus on what she eats. She's relying on you to provide a complete range of healthy foods so that she can have a well-balanced diet.

This article was helpful for 0 moms.

Join S-MAMA Club

MS Register now for exclusive features and benefits, only for our MAMA Club members.

Join the Club

Our Products

Find out how Wyeth Nutrition products are able to provide your child with the right nutrition, as well as our specially formulated supplement for pregnant and lactating mothers.

Check our Products

Free Samples

Want to try out our products for pregnant mothers and children above 1. Its easy! Just fill in our form and we will provide you the samples.

I want a free sample!

Did you know?

It's normal to have some aches and pains during your pregnancy. But you don't always have to grin and bear it.

Pregnancy symptoms

Redeem now!

Our online redemption catalogue lists a fantastic variety of items, which you may redeem by collecting Gold Points.

Check out our redemption catalogue

Wyeth Nutrition Careline

You can call our support line Mondays-Fridays from 9AM to 6PM on


Do you have questions?

We're always ready to discuss your pregnancy and motherhood journey. Just drop us a message here and we will get in touch with you.

Contact Us

I have a question I have something nice to say I am not very satisfied I want to call the Careline It's about something else