If you're wondering if your baby is getting enough milk, you're not alone! This is one of the most common concerns among breastfeeding mothers. Here are some links and threads that may help.
:lll LLL Sources
LLLI FAQ: › How can I tell if my baby is getting enough milk?
› Diaper Log - first week
› Waking a Sleepy Newborn
› Feeding Cues
Breastfeeding Today articles: › Is My Newborn Baby Getting Enough Milk? New Beginnings articles: › Is My Baby Getting Enough?
› How to Get Your Milk Supply Off to a Good Start
› Supply and Demand (mother's story)
Info sheet: › Is My Breastfed Baby Getting Enough Milk? Leaven articles: › Is Weighing Baby to Measure Milk Intake a Good Idea? Forum post: › Low Milk Supply False Alarms - things that look like low milk supply, but are actually totally normal
:world Non-LLL Sources
Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC: › Diaper Output & Milk Intake in the Early Weeks KellyMom: › Is baby getting enough milk? NormalFed.com: › How Babies Eat
:tag Tagged Forum Threads
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General: baby getting enough? Frequency of feedings: cluster feeding
getting off to a good start
nursing frequency/how often?
Length of feedings: constant nursing
Fussiness: evening fussiness
fussy at the breast
unsatisfied after feeding
How much milk is baby taking in? diaper count
low milk transfer
output from pumping (on its own, not a good way to measure your supply!)
weighing after feeding
Other factors that may affect milk intake: jaundice
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