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These are the signs which come long before baby finally cries for a feed. Crying for a feed is baby’s last attempt to get you to notice him so it is much better if you can feed him/her as soon as you notice these earlier signals.
This is called “responsive” feeding as you are feeding your baby in response to him/her letting you know that he/ she is ready to feed.
The signs are:
It is normal for your baby to want very frequent breastfeeds and is not a sign that you have not got enough milk for him/her.
If breastfeeding feels a bit awkward at first, don’t worry. You and your baby may just need a little more practice. Breastfeeding is a skill that you and your baby learn together, and it can take time to get used to.