How To Know When Baby's Had Enough To Eat

How To Know When Baby's Had Enough To Eat

Let your baby decide how much they want

When your baby wants to stop eating:

  • they’ll turn their head away
  • push the food or your hand away
  • close their mouth or
  • start crying

Let your baby decide how much they want to eat – they don’t need to eat all the food on their plate.

This page last reviewed 11 June 2013.
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