Jumaat, 6 Januari 2012

Just for sharing...nipple confusion/nipple preference

Many people think that nipple preference happens when a baby discovers that it's easier to get milk from a bottle than a breast, or when a baby takes a bottle and then "forgets" how to nurse. But babies breastfeed instinctively, and it's their preference from the get-go. In most instances, a baby won't prefer a bottle to the breast unless he's having trouble getting enough milk from the breast.

Other signs that your baby is not getting enough milk from your breasts include a nursing strike (when a baby refuses to nurse), sore nipples, breast engorgement, or a slowdown in your baby's weight gain.

Avoid bottles and pacifiers until breastfeeding is well established, especially if your baby is having trouble learning to latch on or suck correctly, or you're concerned about your milk supply. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends not giving your nursing baby a pacifier before he's 4 weeks old.

Full article is here.

Aisy dah umur sebulan dah...tapi aku rasa mcm berat nak ajar botol lagi huhu..tapi aku kena ajar gak sebelum dia umur 6 minggu..sebab after that age, most babies will reject bottle totally!kang susah lak nak gi keje nanti..huhu....

2 ulasan:

MariaFaizal berkata...

You have delivered second baby,Cat ! :D Well, heartiest congratulations both you & hubby. And both babies are absolutely adorable... i was still giving my both offsprings 'The Milk' till they were 4 (using bottle:).All the best to you dear... Take care..

CatlinaFly berkata...

tq kak maria..wow...until 4 years old? congratulations to u!!!hope can do like that also...but I targeted slowly...one level per one level..just want to achieve 6 months fully BF first :)..then going up to 1 year and then 2 y.o


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