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How can I tell if my baby is getting enough milk?

If your baby is gaining weight while being fed exclusively on breastmilk, then you have nothing to worry about. You can also check to make sure that your child is producing enough wet and dirty nappies. As long as your baby is gaining weight and is producing enough urine and stools then your baby is getting enough milk. If your baby isn’t gaining weight make sure that she is latched on correctly and is feeding, not just sucking. If your baby is feeding correctly then it is possible that you could have a reduced milk supply which again can be due to a number of reasons. Try feeding more frequently and offer both breasts at each feeding. You can also try using breast compressions which should make your baby feed for longer. If you do have any concerns about your baby’s weight gain or that she isn't getting enough milk then you should contact your G.P. or a lactation expert.
 
 

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