There are several reasons why parents decide they want or need their breastfed baby to consume milk from a bottle. When or if that decision is mad...
Tongue-tie is relatively common. Many babies, children, and adults have a tongue-tie to varying degrees. For the vast majority, it causes no ill effects on feeding or speech.
Bottle Feeding Problems - Why Your Baby Squirms, Appears Uncomfortable During Feeds, Fusses, Cries Or Refuses A Bottle
Is your baby rejecting/ refusing a bottle? When your baby squirms, appears uncomfortable during feed, fusses, cries or refuses to eat, it can be challenge to figure out the cause. The timing and type of behavior she exhibits provides vital clues.
Does your baby refuse a bottle or refuses breastfeeding? You’re wondering why your baby won't take a bottle. Feeding a baby should be an enjoyable experience for all involved, however when baby repeatedly refuses to feed despite being hungry this makes feeding a frustrating and stressful experience for all involved. Identifying the cause of why your baby is rejecting feeds is essential to the solution.
It’s obvious when a bottle-fed baby is not drinking as much milk as expected. But does this mean she’s not drinking enough? Maybe ‘yes’. Maybe ‘no’. This article explains how to tell if your baby is underfeeding and the various reasons why babies don’t drink enough milk.
Infant overfeeding is a common problem, particularly for newborn bottle-fed babies. It’s a problem that is frequently overlooked because of the flawed assumption that only fat babies are overfed babies and because of false claims that it’s not possible to overfeed a baby. As a result, gastro-intestinal symptoms linked to overfeeding can be mistakenly attributed to conditions such as colic, reflux, or milk allergy or intolerance.
We all appreciate that young babies have tiny tummies and are growing at a rate that is faster than any other time in their lives. Hence, they need to eat often. However, when parents express concern about their ‘hungry baby’ this refers to a baby that appears to be excessively hungry, who demands feeds more often than expected, or is eating well above the recommended volume of milk for a baby of his age and size.
If your formula-fed baby is irritable, wakeful or refuses to feed at times, this may cause you to wonder if her baby formula is the cause. You might be considering switching formula but are unsure which to choose. This article may help you to select the most suitable formula for your baby.