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How do you know when you're baby is full if they are greedy

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rosierosa Sun 19-Dec-10 17:15:22

i'm getting a bit desperate, as i breastfeed my daugther to sleep and she just keeps on sucking. She won't take a dummy, but i just wondered if there are any hard and fast rules, she seems to want to keep going forever.thanks

rubyslippers Sun 19-Dec-10 17:16:53

How old?

MoonUnitAlpha Sun 19-Dec-10 17:34:00

It's just comfort sucking, not being greedy!

Eventually the nipple falls out of my ds's mouth when he's deeply asleep, or I pop it out once the sucking slows and cuddle him.

moonstorm Sun 19-Dec-10 18:42:20

And comfort sucking isn't a bad thing, it's comforting for them wink

rosierosa Mon 20-Dec-10 12:17:27

Thank you. She's 12 weeks yesterday, the only glitch is she wakes up three times a night and is difficult to settle..

Panzee Mon 20-Dec-10 12:18:27

If they drink to excess, the excess just comes back out.

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