I really really wanted to breastfeed my son. He was having problems latching on, and the both of us were getting frustuated. I decided to stop trying to get him to latch becasue he was so hungry, so i started pumping like crazy, but now its to the point where he only gets about 4-6 ounces of breastmilk a day. I want to know if it is at all possible to get him to nurse now? I have tried a few times in the last few days to get him to latch on, but he only sucks on the nipple, cuz he is so used to the bottle. Any help would be greatly appreciated.Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 9:32 PM on Mar. 7, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)
Answer by Anonymous at 9:37 PM on Mar. 7, 2009
This helped me a lot. It's a Supplemental nursing system that feeds formula through a tube attatched to your breasts. Check it out. I'd definitely recommend buying one.
Answer by PinkDiamond717 at 9:37 PM on Mar. 7, 2009
Here's a cheaper one. That one above is more expensive. This is actually the kind I used.
Answer by PinkDiamond717 at 9:39 PM on Mar. 7, 2009
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Answer by Anonymous at 9:44 PM on Mar. 7, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 9:47 PM on Mar. 7, 2009
Spend lots of time skin to skin with your baby, and encourage "comfort" nursing. Try putting baby to the breast at the END of every bottle feeding. Learn about the "Finish at the breast method of supplementation" at http://www.lowmilksupply.org/finishatthebreast.shtml
Answer by maggiemom2000 at 10:11 PM on Mar. 7, 2009
Good info from the poster above!
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Answer by catholicmamamia at 10:23 PM on Mar. 7, 2009