My baby feeds for long periods of time, intermittently falling asleep and does not appear to be full. How can I stop her falling asleep and making sure she becomes full ?
Nov 14, 2016 15:06 PM
Thank you for your question which is a common concern for breastfeeding mothers. I wonder if you’re noticing different patterns of sucking and swallowing during your baby’s feeds? Often near the start of a feed we will notice that a baby may be feeding more actively with lots of sucking and swallowing. Then, as the milk flow slows down / babies get more tired we will notice that the pattern slows down and after a while may only see light sucking with no swallows.
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