Letter:

My Son refuses Breastfeeding


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Age:
3 mo.
My Son refuses Breastfeeding
Hi Helen

Rasmus is 3 months and 1 week old, he has become quite active and babbles a lot, all in all a thriving baby. He weighs 5.6 kg (weight at birth 3366 g).

Until now he has had a firm feeding routine, i.e. breastfeeding every 3 hours, eating abundantly at each feed.

Then he started to become very restless while breastfeeding, and it is obvious that he is easy to distract during a feed. We have not succeeded in giving him in between feeds, as recommended by you previously.

He sometimes refuses the breast after a short while, screaming and crying. He does not want to eat until at next feed, i.e. afater 3 hours.

He does not seem to be very hungry. Should I worry?

Best regards
Lene


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