Breast & bottle feeding
10/01/2018 at 17:02
E is 12 weeks, exclusivly breastfed but has short frequent feeds (every 2 hours for 5-7 mins). I took her to be weighed yesterday and she has only gained 9.5oz in 4 weeks, she has dropped from the 25th to 9th centile. HV made a point of telling me to bring her back in 2 weeks to get her re-checked.
Now everything in me is telling me she is fine, she has gained some weight, she is happy, alert, sleeps well between feeds and sleeps fabulously at night.
She has colic so gets very uncomfortable and fidgety but it’s niggling at me that she might not be getting enough.....and that’s why she is unsettled after feeds and not gaining ‘enough’ weight.
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