A HANDY TIP-OFF TO A WELL-FED INFANT

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An infant’s hand is a good indicator of whether he or she is getting enough milk in the first few days of breast-feeding. A tight fist means the child is hungry, while a relaxed hand with the fingers extended signals a full stomach.
—CHERYL HARROW, CRNP-F, IBCLC, Baltimore (98-20)

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