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who ever breat feeds is your baby a fussy baby??

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:47 AM on Aug. 14, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I've breastfed all 5 of mine. I wouldn't classify any of them as "fussy" although my first was definitely a harder to console child (found out when he was 3 that he has autism), but people have always talked about what "good" babies they were when I left them at the church nursery, with a sitter, etc.

    Answer by missanc at 10:52 AM on Aug. 14, 2010

  • My 6 month old is breastfed, and she's a very happy baby. She gets fussy when she's tired, and that's it. She didn't even go through the "fussy" phase that most newborns go through around 6 weeks.

    Answer by Journey311 at 10:54 AM on Aug. 14, 2010

  • Some babies are fussy even if they are breastfed. They would be even worse if they were artificially fed. With breastfeeding you are giving them the food that is most easy on their digestive system. You are giving them calming hormones, You are giving them the closeness.

    We don't really know why some babies are so fussy. My grandson was a very, very fussy baby until he walked at 9 mo. Then he was much better. It was as if he needed to be able to get around on his own, to get past that developmental milestone. He never really crawled.


    Answer by Gailll at 10:56 AM on Aug. 14, 2010

  • I breastfed. My daughter wasn't fussy, but she had colic from hell!! It started at four weeks, and lasted almost three months. It made going back to work so much easier!!

    Answer by rkoloms at 10:57 AM on Aug. 14, 2010

  • I breastfed two babies and they were both happy babies. only time they fussed was when they were hungry or had a dirty diaper.

    Answer by mommy2boys03 at 11:01 AM on Aug. 14, 2010

  • I breastfed and my children generally haven't been fussy babies. However, some things I ate definitely made them a little fussy, so when I figured out what it was, I stopped eating it for a time. With my son, I couldn't have raw onions or brocolli. With my daughter, it was tomatoes.

    Answer by jilby at 11:01 AM on Aug. 14, 2010

  • I breastfed mine and had two very fussy ones and two easy- going ones. I think my first born would have done great if I had cut milk out of my diet. Live and learn :)

    Answer by jreneei at 11:12 AM on Aug. 14, 2010

  • my youngest wasnt very fussy it just seemed like all she wanted to do was nurse all the time

    Answer by britme1027 at 11:32 AM on Aug. 14, 2010

  • Personally No.. She was a pretty calm child.. Try nursing more..

    I agree with gaill

    Answer by MommaTasha1003 at 12:38 PM on Aug. 14, 2010

  • my first was not fussy at all, my second was terrible fussy and younges two were some where kind of in the middle. I think it just depends more on the baby than on the fact that they are breast fed or not.

    Answer by mama2my2girls at 12:55 PM on Aug. 14, 2010

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