19It Is Possible To Overfeed
Part of the problem with giving babies too much to eat is that they don’t typically know when to stop. The younger a baby is, the more likely it is that they’ll just drink whatever you give them, whether it’s a bottle that’s full to the brim or just a
Studies have shown that babies who are breastfed tend to be able to stop when full when they’re older, while babies who are bottle fed without any pacing tend to not know when to stop eating. Lots of studies suggest a link between bottle feeding and babies having high BMIs later in life, so overfeeding isn’t a good idea.