Nourishing Notes: Part Two

July 21, 2017

Feeding cues and latching on

Infant feeding Cues:

Latching on:

The “Second Night Phenomenon”

For newborns, the second night after birth the baby may have long periods of fretfulness and seem to be only comfortable at the breast (always rooting or refusing to sleep outside mothers arms). It is a common reaction to life outside the uterus combined with an over-stimulated central nervous system. Moms are often convinced it is due to lack of milk, but this is NOT true. Your supply is fine!

Here are some steps you can take to soothe your baby:

Baby is getting lots of milk when…

Stay tuned for more Nourishing Notes and lactation tips!

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