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Your baby’s growth spurt at 15-20 days

Your baby’s growth spurt at 15-20 days

If you have a baby between 15-20 days, you may notice that she is more restless and very fussy at the breast. She doesn’t let go at all or wants to feed all the time, she may even have milk reflux from the large amount she is drinking. Your baby probably goes through her second growth spurt. It is very likely that you feel that something out of your control is happening and you feel confused or scared by this…

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Your baby’s three-month growth spurt: questions and answers

Your baby’s three-month growth spurt: questions and answers

A growth spurt, also sometimes called a breastfeeding crisis, is a response by the baby to a clear increase in milk demand. Your baby will ask to breastfeed at all times and may be nervous, irritable and seemingly insatiable. Coincidentally, these increases in demand occur around the same time for all babies. This shows that it is a common, biological and necessary behaviour that most of us go through. Some mothers may not notice it, but most do, and it…

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