1. Indirect Linking of Feeding With Sleep:
– Feeding babies while sleeping may lead his/her mind to want milk for sleeping.
– Later, if a baby finds himself awake at night, he won’t be able to put himself back to sleep unless he is fed again.
– Such repetitive scenarios can confuse parents by knowing when the baby is really hungry.
2. Constant Interruptions in Sleep:
3. A Subjective Image of a Healthy Child:
– For first-time parents, their opinion of a healthy child is governed by the pictures of the babies who are a little on the chubbier side.
– But parents might coerce the baby into drinking more milk than needed, in a well-intentioned attempt to fatten him up, leading to overfeeding.
4.Opting for Fortified Milk Over the Normal One
5. Feeding in a Hurried Manner
6. Misinterpretation of Cues Indicating Hunger