Julie - posted on 02/02/2015
He sucks for about 4 minutes then he starts going on and off for another 5. I am scared to lose my milk supply. I have tried holding him in different positions and that doesn't help. He nurses good at night. He eats at 11 pm then not until 5am. I get up and pump at 2 am. He is having plenty of wet diapers a day and is a happy baby. My breasts are full before feeding and empty after.
Sarah - posted on 02/02/2015
Ten minutes of sucking and swallowing is adequate. If your breasts are full before the feeding and feel empty after, baby seems content, is gaining weight and have a minimum of 2 poops and 6-7 wets a day, he is eating long enough. Does he latch and let go the whole feeding? Maybe try a different position?
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