. 41(4):244-251, July/August 2016.
The first two years of life are a very important period for development of obesity and its prevention. Obesity affects 8.1% of infants in the United States. Helping caregivers recognize the range of hunger and fullness cues an infant might express over the course of development is essential to responsive feeding and may be a factor in preventing overfeeding, overeating, and risk of obesity.