Having a new baby can be a time of great anxiety, as well as pleasure. How to feed the baby? How often do babies feed? Is breastfeeding best? When do things change? When should you introduce solids? What to do if the baby is not feeding properly?
Parents need to work out answers to these questions that fit with experts’ recommendations, and also that fit with their lives. It is important to discuss these questions with your midwives, nurses and doctor if you believe there are problems and your baby is not feeding as you expect. It’s also important to understand how the routine of feeding changes from newborns to older infants.
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Last reviewed: August 2020