What are the hunger cues for formula feeding?

What are the hunger cues for formula feeding?


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(Voice) When your baby is hungry, they will show signs of nuzzling, hand-sucking, or [Music]
(Voice) mouthing which is opening their mouth and turning their head. [Music]
(Voice) These signs can happen when their eyes are closed or open. [Music]
(Voice) These early signs are useful when you and baby are learning to feed. [Music]
(Voice) Try to feed your baby as often as they show signs they are hungry. [Music] [Muffled conversation] (Lactation consultant) And you can mover her from one to the other. It makes it easier when she’s in that (Lactation consultant) position to be able to move her rather than
[Baby grizzling sounds] (Lactation consultant) her lying down.
[Baby grizzling sounds] (Lactation consultant) Put that into her mouth now.
[Baby grizzling sounds] (Lactation consultant) She’ll be keen to have that
[Baby sounds] (Lactation consultant) Tip it up; tip it up so that the teat is full with milk
[Baby sounds] (Lactation consultant) at all times.
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(Voice) Crying may be the last sign your baby is hungry. Try to feed your baby before
[Sound of baby crying] (Voice) they start crying.
[Sound of baby crying] (Voice) It’s easier to feed when they are not upset and crying.
[Sound of baby crying] [Music]
(Voice) You will soon recognise when your baby’s hungry. [Music]
(Voice) It does help to keep your baby close to you, including sleeping in the same room at (Voice) night.
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(Voice) This means you won’t miss the early signs your baby is hungry. [Music]
(Voice) It will also help your baby to feel safe
and secure and help you bond with each other. [Music]

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