Babies are not handed over at the hospital with a how-to book but they do – kind of – come with a user manual. 

Parents just need to learn how to decode their mannerisms.

Was that a smile or a burp? Why do they turn their head to the side when you touch their cheek?

Knowing what signs to look for and what they mean can help you meet the needs of your little one with ease. 

To help you along, you may not know—but should know what the rooting reflex is in newborns.

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What is the rooting reflex in babies?

The rooting reflex (search reflex) helps your