I've posted my own threads about my dd's lack of eating. She is almost 17 months now, and still refuses all solids. I nurse her on demand, and somedays she nurses like a newborn, almost hourly. Other days she will go a few hours in between (depends on her mood, teething, colds..) At night she uses me as a pacifier, and therefore eats a lot all night. We have had her evaluated by an OT, and we go to the feeding clinic every 2 weeks. She doesn't have any texture issues or oral motor issues, she just chooses not to eat. The drs (especially our ped) insist that I night wean. I attempted to spread out her night nursing, which just resulted in a tired, fussy, insecure child, who still would not eat. In fact, she tends to have more success when I do not try to limit her nursing and try not to make such a big deal about eating solids. She has started to bring food to her mouth and chew on it or suck on it, but always spits it out. She also recently (within the last month) started to drink water from a sippy, she never used a bottle (read that REFUSED all bottles). She won't drink any pumped milk from the bottle though, only water. She's 29.5 inches and about 18 lbs, (born 8lbs, 20.5 inches). The drs are concerned about her lack of growth, but she is happy, active and starting to speak.
I have worried about her lack of solids since she was 8 months old. I am starting to see she is gaining interest, and I honestly feel she will eat when she is ready. It's hard when you see other toddlers eating everything they are given. The drs are actually trying to push appetite increasing drugs, which I am not for at all, like I said, we have the most success after she's nursed, I really don't think she isn't eating due to lack of appetite. They will eat when they are hungry, but only if they are ready for solids. Mine is getting there, very very slowly!