The cues a baby gives are the same whether hungry at night or during the day. There are three distinct stages of hunger for babies, with their own cues or signals – early, mid, and late. It’s always better to feed baby in the early to mid-stage, so look out for signs such as their mouth opening, moving/stirring and putting their hand in their mouth. Of course, if you’re sleeping you may miss these cues, so crying is often a clear sign baby is ready for a feed.
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