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Is My Baby Hungry?

Early Signs

“I’m Hungry”

  • Stirring/moving around
  • Opening mouth (licking or smacking lips)
  • Rooting (turning head to the side with an open mouth)

Mid Signs

“I’m really hungry”

  • Stretching
  • Moving more
  • Putting hand to mouth

Late Signs

"Calm me, then feed me”

  • Crying
  • Moving a lot!
  • Won't latch