My baby is only 7 months old and seems to not want to breastfeed anymore. He already hates his bottles (with breastmilk while at dayacre) and thus, what do I do to ensure he is getting the nutrition he needs? We only feed him solids/cereal twice a day... should I double this? If he refuses milk via the breast or bottle, then how do I ensure he stays healthy and is eating enough?Answer Question
How much are you producing? What kind of solids are you giving him? Are you sure he isn't getting anything else at daycare? How long has it been going on? Are you pregnant?
Answer by CooksWife at 4:27 PM on Dec. 28, 2008
I ask about pregnancy because it can cause your milk to taste different and also reduce your supply. I quit nursing my oldest at that age because of that exact reason (supply decreased and he didn't seem interested anymore.) Found out a bit later that we were pregnant with number two :)
Answer by CooksWife at 4:32 PM on Dec. 28, 2008
Answer by lovinangels at 5:54 PM on Dec. 28, 2008
Answer by MamaBear678 at 5:54 PM on Dec. 28, 2008
Okay: Nursing sounds great!! I am a sahm and my son doesn't nurse that much :) The tbsp of cereal seems to be a problem. I pour enough cereal into a jar of food (well put it in a bowl to make room lol) to make it thick and lumpy. It teaches them to chew also to add more. He is probably wanting more thick stuff :) Maybe even start him on Cheeriosif you think he is ready for the chewing. One more thing: They tend to plateau on the growing for a bit around this age. They grow in spurts but mine seemed to just kinda hang out for a while at 18lbs. A month or so later and he started shooting up again in weight and appetite.
Answer by CooksWife at 6:02 PM on Dec. 28, 2008
Answer by kenziesmom2006 at 8:55 PM on Dec. 28, 2008
Answer by Momforhealth at 1:45 AM on Dec. 29, 2008
Answer by 3gymnastsmom at 12:19 PM on Dec. 29, 2008