Q:

Hello mommies, my 9mo baby is hungry all the night! I give her full meals 3 times a day and a fruit in the evening. She also doesn't nap much n is playful in the daytime.
She had become a good sleeper but now i don't understand what is making her so hungry at night.
P.S : Due to personal reasons I have completely stopped breastfeeding since 3-4 days.



Sonali Shivlani

It is very natural for a baby to demand more breast milk especially if it has been stopped abruptly. At nine months the suckling reflex is less but not diminished completely. For a baby suckling at the breast is not just for Nutrition but also for comfort. You will have to try other calming techniques including enlisting other family members to help at night time. Many times when mom is not visible it is easier to calm the baby down and help them to sleep.

Anusha Karthik

thanks Sonali, but i didnt stop

Anusha Karthik

i had reduced feeds only to night.. n slowly made 1 bottle n 1 breastfeed.. since 2 days i give her bottle at night n i dont feed her

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