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Thread: Was producing more but now it has decreased

  1. #11
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    Default Re: Was producing more but now it has decreased

    are you seeing any of theese signs:
    Clues that your baby suffers from GER enough to need treatment are:

    Frequent spitting up or vomiting (not all babies with GER spit up)
    Baby isn't outgrowing the "colic" and/or spitting up
    Frequent blasts of crying that are painful cries, not just baby cries
    Your gut feeling tells you that your baby "hurts somewhere"
    Bursts of nightwaking "as if in pain"
    Colicky, abdominal pain after eating, even as long as one hour afterwards
    Poor sleep habits, restless
    Writhing as if in pain: drawing up legs, arching back
    Erratic feeding patterns. Refuses to feed or wants to breast or bottlefeed all the time.
    Frequent "wet burps" or "wet hiccups"
    Throaty noises: swallowing noises, choking, gagging
    Frequent, unexplained colds, wheezing, and chest infections
    Stop-breathing episodes
    Excessive drooling
    Spits up like a "volcano"

  2. #12
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    Default Re: Was producing more but now it has decreased

    Quote Originally Posted by @llli*joesmama View Post
    The thing is he's not hungry. I thought that was a bit uncommon for his age but part of it may be bc he's discovering a "new world" he forgets about eating. I feel like i'd be force-feeding iykwim. That's part of the reason why i pump between feedings and average five 20 min sessions a day (I've tried 15 min sessions but i've noticed i dont pump as much milk).
    I can completely relate to the distractable baby issue! I would still suggest offering to nurse more because you really cannot force-feed a breastfed baby. They just turn their heads away and ignore you if they're not hungry.
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  3. #13
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    Default Re: Was producing more but now it has decreased

    Quote Originally Posted by @llli*andrea.wolford View Post
    are you seeing any of theese signs:
    Clues that your baby suffers from GER enough to need treatment are:

    Frequent spitting up or vomiting (not all babies with GER spit up)
    Baby isn't outgrowing the "colic" and/or spitting up
    Frequent blasts of crying that are painful cries, not just baby cries
    Your gut feeling tells you that your baby "hurts somewhere"
    Bursts of nightwaking "as if in pain"
    Colicky, abdominal pain after eating, even as long as one hour afterwards
    Poor sleep habits, restless
    Writhing as if in pain: drawing up legs, arching back
    Erratic feeding patterns. Refuses to feed or wants to breast or bottlefeed all the time.
    Frequent "wet burps" or "wet hiccups"
    Throaty noises: swallowing noises, choking, gagging
    Frequent, unexplained colds, wheezing, and chest infections
    Stop-breathing episodes
    Excessive drooling
    Spits up like a "volcano"

    Not really. He only slobbers atm bc he's teething (his first tooth arrived 1 week before turning 5 months ). If i dont burp him he eventually burps a little wet on his own. Otherwise none really apply.

  4. #14
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    Default Re: Was producing more but now it has decreased

    Quote Originally Posted by @llli*mommal View Post
    I can completely relate to the distractable baby issue! I would still suggest offering to nurse more because you really cannot force-feed a breastfed baby. They just turn their heads away and ignore you if they're not hungry.
    Yep. He turns his head away often or nurses for a bit but then lets go (he gets distracted).

  5. #15
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    Default Re: Was producing more but now it has decreased

    thats good....that your not seeing any of that...

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