By Kara Mayer Robinson
Not all babies take to a bottle right away. Try these tips to turn your feeding problems around.
Try When Your Baby’s a ‘Little’ Hungry
“Ideally, a baby needs to be alert and just hungry enough to be interested, but not so hungry that baby will become frustrated and upset,” says Melanie Potock, MA, a pediatric feeding specialist in Longmont, CO.
Look for hunger cues. Give it a try when your baby is hungry but not starving. A frantic baby and a sense of urgency make it harder.