Night Feed by Boland describes the relationship between a loving mother and a new born baby. The tone of this poem is very gentle and caring. The mother wakes up to feed her daughter. The quote, “The early bird gets the worm” relates to two lines where she says “For the early bird and me, when finder is keeper”. This poem indicates that she is now a housewife and her main importance is to take care of her baby. Soon enough, the morning approaches and the baby falls back asleep. She has accepted the role of being a mother and she is happy.