Health and Wellness

Breastfeeding

Bhakti
0 to 1 years

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Updated on May 15, 2017

My baby is 25 days old and has got a very strange habit. He keeps on sucking for milk for hours and when I try to remove nipples from his mouth he wakes up. because of which I am unable to know whether his stomach is full. Secondly because of his this habit my nipples have started to pain. plzzz help..

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Shikha Batra

| May 15, 2017

hi Bhakti! congratulations on the arrival of your little bundle of joy! small babies get tired suckling so they sleep on the breast or since they are not able to suckle well they get frustrated and sleep. look at his facial expression if he seems to be relaxed and satisfied then remove him and make him sleep again on the bed by stroking his hair gently or rocking him. but in case u feel he is still not full and seems hungry and not relaxed, put him on the other breast and help him latch properly. the more he will suckle the better the milk production. u can also take the help of an expert who could guide u with the positioning​, and latching tips hope this will be of help to u!

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Pooja Nigam

| May 15, 2017

try removing nipple by sliding your little finger from side ways and pushing it out... this way it won't hurt you while pulling it out and baby too won't feel a jerk in her sleep

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Sanchari Mondal Roy

| May 15, 2017

it's normal for newborn. slowly you should remove nipples. you try removing baby suck again n again. coutinew it for 5 to 10 minutes. then remove nipples touch for 5 min. try it. it helps you. I am also facing the same problem.

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