Breastfeeding – Part 1 – Ready to Feed
How to know your baby is ready to feed
To be able to identify your baby’s early feeding cues, you need to think about Kentucky … Yes, the colonel …
When you want some Kentucky
You look around for food with both eyes open. As soon as you smell it, you drool and lick your lips. You stuff your mouth with both hands as soon as you can and afterwards you click your tongue in appreciation and fall asleep.
Early feeding cues
Firstly, your baby would make eye contact with you, her way of looking for food. She would start drooling and rooting, making lip movements. She tries to get her hand into her mouth and sucks vigorously … All these are signs by which she tells you: “Feed Me!”