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My 4 month old baby only drinks milk when hes half asleep.. Pllllssss help....!
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Nhetz21 posted:
I noticed few days ago that my baby only drinks milk when hes half asleep ... He dont want to take it when hes awake.. When the nipples start to touch hes mouth he will start crying & start to fuss.. I dont know what to do... I stop breastfeeding when hes 2 mnths old.. He only consume 20-24 ounce in a day.... Pls i need advice..
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Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff responded:
Any other moms experiencing this?

Do you think he is eating to soothe himself to go to sleep? Have you tried to feed him right when he wakes up?

What type of nipple are you using? Have you tried different nipples?

This chart, Bottle Feeding - What is Expected , has amounts suggested for each age. Check it out to see if his schedules and amounts are falling into the average.
Elizabeth
~To be a child is to know the joy of living, To have a child is to know the gift of life.~ Author Unknown


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