EBF baby fed on demand drifting through the lines

(4 Posts)
RoseandVioletCreams Fri 08-Mar-13 23:10:54

Baby has been between two lines pretty much since birth - is just over four months now; co sleeps, fed on demand but HV said this is " worrying" she shdlt be drifitng should try and feed her more?

JiltedJohnsJulie Sat 09-Mar-13 08:34:23

Which line was she born on and which one is she on now? Is she gaining weight, growing and bright and alert at times? How often are you getting her weighed? I think at this age the recommendation is once a month, but your red book will be able to tell you.

There is a good article on kellymom that might be worth reading called is my older baby getting enough milk smile

KatAndKit Sat 09-Mar-13 20:19:02

Why is it worrying? I don't understand. The weight charts are based on healthy babies, she is on the chart and has not dropped massively so that is a sign she is a healthy baby. Your baby has not read the red book and anyway, you can't feed a baby that isn't hungry. If there actually is a concern about the weight then more frequent breastfeeding might help, but if you are feeding on demand anyway then I don't expect you have much to worry about. How many times a day would you say she breastfeeds?

JiltedJohnsJulie Sun 10-Mar-13 07:09:03

Rose are you still around?

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