Q:

my baby boy is 2month 22days old he is taking BM and FM ..for past 4days he is not taking BM ..I tried a lot to feed him..but he is not taking it ..so I breast pump and feeding him ..since today BM is low for me .. because of breast pumping is it low or any other reason already I'm getting low production that's y I'm feeding him FM ...pls suggest and breast pumping is good for my Health and for baby ??



Sonali Shivlani

Expression of milk with a pump will not reduce the milk production. If you use a bottle the baby will start refusing the breast. Between the breast pump and the baby the baby is more effective hence it is better to have baby latch directly as much as possible and alternative feed should be given with vati and spoon.

Sangeetha Karuna

Hey pushpa, is he taking Formula thru bottle? Few babies feel comfortable and get used to bottles than sucking from nipples from mother. As this is quite tougher than bottles. Sonali Shivlani can you please advice.

pushpa

thanks Sangeetha and Sonali ..while starting FM I tried to feed him through spoon only he ll drink 5 or 6 ml and he ll refuse it...his weight also reduced ..so started to feed him in bottle and he drunk 60ml....

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