Today, 08:24 AM
So another update. Little guy is still spitting up most days. Some days he doesn't, but usually we get one really large spit up. Yesterday he had about three in a row, one during a nursing session that seemed to be going just fine. A few times he only nursed for like 2 minutes when he usually nurses at least 7 or 8. We went to a small get together last night and he did do his cluster feeding that he has started the last couple nights and had no problems. However, during the night, he woke up three times, two of the times only nursing for like 2 minutes before falling asleep.
This morning, before going out of town, he started nursing and spit up all over. He also wasn't nursing well - kept coming off the breast and then relatching. Think that is partly my fault: after I'd have a let down, he sometimes would come off, I think to catch his breath, so I would try to burp him because he gets a lot of air. We'll then I started doing it every time he came off, probably frustrating him. Sometimes he wouldn't continue nursing when I put him back on.
Do I need to get him checked out at the ped. or lactation consultant, or should I just go back to completely unrestricted nursing (no burping) and see how he is on Monday? Our lactation consultants have a free weigh clinic on Mondays that you can go to to have them check things out. He is still gaining weight, probably up to 12 lbs now at 7 weeks today me has at least 4 poops a day and 8 to 10 wet diapers and if he cries, he...