Hunger cues confused ?.

(3 Posts)
gg1234 Sun 20-Jul-14 12:53:11

Hi all ,

I am bottle feeding my son who is 4 months now and each time he shows sucking reflex and also puts his fingers in his mouth . I feed him then but he doesn't takes the milk . Is he hungry or anything else . Morever he is very irritated all the time. What can it be .may be teething ?.

Misty9 Sun 20-Jul-14 13:22:23

This is about the age when chewing their fists can mean something other than hunger, yes. Could be teething, could be tired. I,generally try boob first!

fledermaus Sun 20-Jul-14 17:55:34

Often babies just like to suck their fingers. Is he getting enough sleep? Have you tried a dummy?

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