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how to get my lil man to eat more?

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ilovemyson528

Asked by ilovemyson528 at 11:37 AM on Dec. 28, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • You can't force him. Just keep offering him the food and he will eat what he wants. A babies serving size is extremely small...a couple of tablespoons at a time.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 11:38 AM on Dec. 28, 2010

  • Yea i breastfeed and it jus seems like he eats 10-15 mins at a time but he is eating again in a hour or so??
    ilovemyson528

    Comment by ilovemyson528 (original poster) at 11:49 AM on Dec. 28, 2010

  • How old is he?
    It's actually healthier to eat the way he's doing it. "Small frequent meals"
    new_mom808

    Answer by new_mom808 at 5:26 PM on Dec. 28, 2010

  • Try eliminating any distractions that he may have while nursing such as tv, older children running around, music, etc.

    Are you nursing on one or both sides during each feeding? If you're only offering one breast and after 10-15 minutes he seems uninterested him in nursing more, offer the other breast.
    kynziesmom

    Answer by kynziesmom at 4:02 AM on Dec. 29, 2010

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