The more he sucks, the more milk you produce. If you fill him up with formula, he will eat less breast milk and you won't produce greater amounts. Nurse him more often until supply catches up with demand.
just keep on nursing. yes its a growth spurt. so keep on nursing. once your production is up the nursing will level back off again. you both can do this.
Nurse, nurse, nurse. It helps build supply and breastmilk is easier digested so he will seem hungrier until the supply stabilizes.
Breast milk digests a lot easier so he will eat more often, for at least the first six weeks. My DS is almost 11 weeks now, and being back at work, he will eat roughly 5 ounces every 3 hours. I think it is alot but he is growing! As long as he is gaining weight, then he is doing fine on just your milk. no need for formula. however, that decision is up to you!
Have you tried pumping to see how much you make? It's definitely possible that you might not be producing enough milk. GL!
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