question about how often my LO is nursing. she is 5 1/2 months old, but is big for her age, weighs around 17 lbs already. she eats baby food 2 or 3 times a day. right around noon, then around supper time and sometimes will give her rice cereal towards bedtime. she only nurses really really well in the morning and right b4 bed and will nurse ok around like 3oclock. she will only nurse if she's really hungry and i'm not sure if i should be worried about dehidration during the early parts of day and afternoon cuz she'll eat the pureed baby food but she won't nurse for me. even if i skip the baby food she won't nurse, so i make sure to feed her that so she's getting enough to eat. however she nurses what seams like forever b4 she falls to sleep at night and still wakes up at least 2 to 3 times during the night to nurse a bit and then goes back to sleep. is it that she's still full from nursing all thru the night that she can go a while the early parts of the afternoon without having to. i'm a little frustrated cuz she'll act hungry but will only nurse a few minutes sometimes. i'm just not sure if she's getting enough of my milk and wonder if there's something i can do or if she is maybe getting enough n i think she's not cuz it's so big of a difference from when she was just strictly nursing....... need some advice i've been having a pretty hard time trying to figure this out.