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My new baby falls asleep before finishing her daily breast feedings. I was wondering if there is anything I can do to keep her awake?

falls asleep before finishing breast feeding.


Asked by charmd18 at 1:04 PM on Jul. 13, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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Answers (7)
  • tickle her or remove her clothes. My lactation consultant told me to remove her clothes to feed her. I am not really sure why but it usually worked.

    Answer by momoflilangel at 2:19 PM on Jul. 13, 2008

  • i used to have to wake my dd up to feed also i would run my finger on her foot on the bottom from her heal to toes it all ways woke her

    Answer by rachel_07 at 1:11 PM on Jul. 13, 2008

  • Yep... run your finger over the bottom of her foot. If that doesn't work, flick the bottom of her foot with your finger.

    Answer by kaycee14 at 1:44 PM on Jul. 13, 2008

  • ditto to all of the above :)

    Answer by afeather at 5:08 PM on Jul. 13, 2008

  • My Jordain does that a lot. I just rub my finger across her cheek and even though she's sleep, she'll continue to nurse.

    Answer by vr3star at 8:11 PM on Jul. 13, 2008

  • change diapers in between.

    Answer by TXdanielly at 11:03 PM on Jul. 13, 2008

  • undressing DOES work, i learned this also from lactation consultant

    Answer by domnmarismom at 11:11 PM on Jul. 20, 2008