How to Get Infants on a Feeding Schedule



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It is normal for infants to have unpredictable eating and sleeping habits. As a new mother, you may feel that your baby is constantly eating, especially in the middle of the night. You may be anxious to get your baby on a feeding schedule. Your infant's health, nutrition and emotional well-being are all significant during their first weeks of life. Part of your infant's feelings of security is knowing food is available when they want it, so enforcing a feeding schedule in the beginning may be difficult. However, you can influence your baby's feeding schedule in minor ways without causing too much stress in your baby's or your emotional and nutritional needs.Difficulty:Moderately Challengi

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