Re: Low Milk And Breast Refusal 4 mo
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Nursing strikes are very common in babies who get bottles from early on. This link explains what to do about them: http://kellymom.com/bf/concerns/child/back-to-breast/. The skin-to-skin and instant reward techniques the link mentions are said to be especially helpful.
It may help to make bottle-feeding a bit more like breastfeeding. When it's time to use a bottle, cradle baby close to your bare breast and tickle her lips with the bottle nipple until she opens WIDE. Pause the feeding frequently in order to get baby used to the normal pauses in flow that come with nursing.
I assume you'd have to go to South Africa in order to rent or buy a pump. You do need a pump, preferably good one, so I think you may want to pack your bags.
Last edited by @llli*mommal; May 18th, 2013 at 05:50 AM.
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