Originally Posted by JamieBrewHa
DS is self-feeds and I'm not concerned about choking. His gag reflex is very effective at bringing back forward anything he doesnt want to or cannot swallow. PLus carrot sticks are great for teething. He does eat steamed carrots sometimes. itty bitty pieces are much more challenging for children to self-feed themselves.
Furthermore, I am CPR instructor for the Red Cross, know what to do in the case that he choked, and always supervise him closely while eating.
Carrot sticks are no different than anything else he eats. He eats whatever we do. He's been doing this 6 months and has never had a problem.
Originally Posted by wildthing
Has your baby really been eating raw carrots since he was 3 months old?