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Doesn't like the formula but won't latch on

Anonymous
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I can't seem to get her to latch on anymore and she won't drink at least 2 ounces of formula unless you try to give it to her about 3 times. So I'm not sure what to do.
Posted by Anonymous on Oct. 21, 2013 at 9:10 PM
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alexsmomaubrys2
by Ruby Member on Oct. 21, 2013 at 9:10 PM

How old is she?

kailu1835
by Ruby Member on Oct. 21, 2013 at 9:11 PM
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Try and pump til you get a let down then start dribbling it in her mouth. I guarantee you'll get her to latch.
Raeann11
by Ruby Member on Oct. 21, 2013 at 9:12 PM

How old is she?

Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Oct. 21, 2013 at 9:12 PM
A day old I can't get her to drink more than half an ounce of formula.


Quoting alexsmomaubrys2:

How old is she?


Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Oct. 21, 2013 at 9:12 PM
A day old


Quoting Raeann11:

How old is she?


alexsmomaubrys2
by Ruby Member on Oct. 21, 2013 at 9:12 PM

For a baby only days/weeks old, 2 - 3 ounces every 2 hours is normal. 

alexsmomaubrys2
by Ruby Member on Oct. 21, 2013 at 9:13 PM

Oh. Then 2 ounces is perfectly normal, she should be eating every 2 hours or so. 

Quoting Anonymous:

A day old


Quoting Raeann11:

How old is she?



”Nonsense wakes up the brain cells. And it helps develop a sense of humor, which is awfully important in this day and age.” - Dr. Seuss. 

Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Oct. 21, 2013 at 9:15 PM
I can't get her to drink that and she doesn't wake up to eat I have to freeze her by taking the blanket off of her to wake her up otherwise she will sleep right through.


Quoting alexsmomaubrys2:

For a baby only days/weeks old, 2 - 3 ounces every 2 hours is normal. 


Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Oct. 21, 2013 at 9:15 PM
Her belly is very little. She is eating just fine for her age.
alexsmomaubrys2
by Ruby Member on Oct. 21, 2013 at 9:16 PM

I would take her into the pediatrician, that isn't good. Is she lethargic? Jaundice? Was the birth normal? Did you have any medication?

Quoting Anonymous:

I can't get her to drink that and she doesn't wake up to eat I have to freeze her by taking the blanket off of her to wake her up otherwise she will sleep right through.


Quoting alexsmomaubrys2:

For a baby only days/weeks old, 2 - 3 ounces every 2 hours is normal. 



”Nonsense wakes up the brain cells. And it helps develop a sense of humor, which is awfully important in this day and age.” - Dr. Seuss. 

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