Significance of responsive feeding


  • Infant feeding: significance of responsive feeding
  • Learning objectives
  • What is responsive feeding?
  • Responsive breastfeeding
  • Tips for breastfeeding
  • Responsive bottle-feeding
  • Importance of responsive feeding
  • What to remember to tell parents
  • Supporting formula-fed infants
  • Learning scenario
  • References
  • Post-Test
  • Action & Evaluation

Infant feeding: significance of responsive feeding

Responsive feeding is a feeding technique in which baby communicates feelings of hunger and fullness by their behaviour and parents respond appropriately. This module will explore this technique in more detail and discuss how it could potentially be a protective factor against the child becoming overweight or obese in later life.

Originally Published by Pharmacy Magazine