Know When Your Baby’s Had Enough

by Roberta Duyff, MS RDN FAND

Know When Your Baby’s Had Enough

There's no exact science to bottle-feeding, but these are some signs that suggest that your baby's had enough:

  • Your baby may close his or her mouth or turn away from the bottle.
  • Your baby may fall asleep.
  • Your baby may get fussy with your repeated attempts to offer the bottle.
  • Your baby may bite or play with the bottle nipple.
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About the author:

Roberta L Duyff MS RDN FAND

Roberta Duyff, MS RDN FAND

Author of "Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Complete Food and Nutrition Guide, Fourth Edition" and "365 Days of Healthy Eating from the American Dietetic Association" (both published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New Jersey).




  • Cook healthy

    Involve your child in the cutting, mixing and preparation of all meals. Even a snack can be healthy.

  • Eat right

    Sit down together as a family to enjoy a wonderful meal and the opportunity to share the day's experiences with one another.

  • Shop smart

    To encourage a healthy lifestyle, get your children involved in selecting the food that will appear at the breakfast, lunch or dinner table.

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