Mhairi - posted on 06/18/2009 ( 7 moms have responded )
My 3 month old baby has been sleeping through the night for a few weeks now, this would normally be fantastic, but as I have an oversupply of milk I wake up every few hours in agony. I was told that my oversupply would settle down by now, but there is no sign of it.
I guess my question is: Is it alright to wake my little one for a feed and some relief?
Half of the advice I get says that a 3 month old going without a feed for 12 hours is unhealthy and I should feed him - the other half scream at me to "Never wake a sleeping baby!!".
He doesn't really wake up fully, just enough to latch on, (but then of course he wakes a little more when I burp him) then goes back to sleep straight away.
He's gaining weight at a steady rate, so there are no issues there - I'm just at a loss as to what is the best course of action.....Help?