Ergonomics, Convenience & Portability
"It is recommended that children begin to eat solid food with a spoon between 4-6 months of age, in addition to breast milk or formula. There are many fundamental skills needed for language development and using a spoon directly contributes to the development and coordination of the lips, tongue, mouth, cheeks, and jaw. Children who do not progress from sucking to eating pureed foods from a spoon, to chewing different textured table foods, may be at risk for problems learning to speak well as they get older."
Jennifer Roslund, M.A., CCC-SLP
Potential issues to infants caused by continuous sucking
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