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I have a three month old son and I am STILL trying to find out when he is done eating. He never pulls of the breast on his own.

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Henofthewood

Asked by Henofthewood at 7:58 PM on Dec. 21, 2012 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • if your nipple falls out of his mouth he is asleep.
    staciandababy

    Answer by staciandababy at 8:04 PM on Dec. 21, 2012

  • Does the suck swallow slow to almost nothing? Done eating.
    Does the suck pressure change from, "OMG he going to remove my nipple" to anything else? Comfort nursing.

    If you are comfortable with it, you may consider a paci. If you are not comfortable with the paci- then he is going to use your teat to soothe himself. Pacis simply replace the breast in regards to the self soothing suck.
    feralxat

    Answer by feralxat at 8:08 PM on Dec. 21, 2012

  • If you no longer hear him swallowing, he's done.
    Ginger0104

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 8:22 PM on Dec. 21, 2012

  • If he's fallen asleep then pretty likely he's done. If you unlatch him with no major objections, he's done.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 8:43 PM on Dec. 21, 2012

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