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How long should I be breastfeeding my 3 months old baby ? He starts sucking his finger 15-20 minutes after the feed



Ensure you are feeding actively from both the breast for a feeding time of 25 to 30 minutes. When you are feeling wnsure the latch and position is all proper. If the feeding is short that could be the latch is not deep. If the flow of milk is good , the baby will have his own pace of feeding. Don't be worried so much. The best thing to check is count of the diaper changes if they are above 7 and also poop during the day. His weight should be double the birth weight.

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Even my baby used to do the same . I got pacifier for my lil one but some said it will harm baby so u better opt with FM so that baby stays full for longer period of time. I added Aptamil recently and it is closest to mother's milk

Please feed for atleast half an hr at a stretch as kids get tired and loosen the grip while feeding. Also if u feel milk is not enough u can give 1-2 top feeds of a good formula milk closest to mother's milk.

Feeding the baby whenever he demands is best. You will get settled with the process soon.


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