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Guide for the Care of Children: Ages Birth to 5
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Your baby will give you cues when she is hungry:
You don't have to worry about overfeeding your baby. Your baby regulates the amount she takes in at each feeding.
Having your baby stay in your room will make it easier to watch for the following feeding cues.
To avoid awkward sentences, instead of referring to your child as "he/she" or "him/her," this guide will alternate between "he" or she" and "him" or "her."
First published: 02/01/2010
Last updated: 01/01/2014
Reviewed by: Allina Health's Patient Education Department experts, including the Pediatric Department of Allina Health Coon Rapids Clinic