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How many times do you nurse in one day?

Baby that is 5wks old

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soontobe5

Asked by soontobe5 at 10:30 PM on Aug. 1, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • About 7 times sometimes more.
    ZOSO

    Answer by ZOSO at 10:32 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • 8-12

    Gailll

    Answer by Gailll at 10:56 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • Im at about 8x a day
    soontobe5

    Comment by soontobe5 (original poster) at 10:59 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • At that age? Every two hours like clock work, making 12 times a day. Now at three months every three and a half to four hours so 6-7 times a day. Except right now he's going through a growth spurt so I've been feeding him nearly every hour and a half to two hours so like ALL the time LOL.
    GigantaursMommy

    Answer by GigantaursMommy at 12:59 AM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • Every 3 hours, so that averages to 8 times a day. I work Sunday nights so I miss one feeding on those days. My baby is 7 weeks today. When you are doing something that many times a day, you have to multitask. I usually do cafemom while nursing (thats why I'm on here so much :)
    keisha613

    Answer by keisha613 at 9:17 AM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • Heh heh..ask instead how often I was NOT nursing at that stage...mine was continually attached! I think I got a few minutes a day when he wasn't. And I literally mean minutes out of 24 hours...
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 2:56 PM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • "Im at about 8x a day "

    Normal. More important than counting nursing sessions is counting those diapers. THAT is what matters. If doc is asking how often baby nurses, doc doesn't know much about nursing.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 2:57 PM on Aug. 2, 2010

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