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Breastfeeding latch issue

My 3 week old gulps a lot of air when he's nursing. It doesn't matter if he's acting like he's starving and eating fast, or if he's just chilling out having a snack, he still gulps too much air. What confuses me is, he doesn't do it ALL the time. I can hold him in the same exact position the whole time and he'll gulp air for a while, then eat fine, then start gulping again.


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Asked by MommaTurbo at 1:32 PM on Oct. 1, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Try a different position maybe when you are engorged at different levels, he has a problem latching?

    Answer by Jademom07 at 1:35 PM on Oct. 1, 2009

  • Kambrea does that because i have over active let down. Do you feel your milk leave quickly? when does he do it at the very beginning or after he's been feeding a while?

    Answer by huntinmama21 at 10:59 PM on Oct. 4, 2009

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