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Kicking baby driving me nuts!

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BUnderTheBonnet Tue 12-Jul-11 22:26:32


Has anyone got any practical tips for stopping a baby kicking while they're feeding? My 4mo is kicking like she's doing the breaststroke during feeds and it HURTS!


niceday Tue 12-Jul-11 22:53:55

I kept the legs. Sometimes feeding lying down is easier too - they can kick the bed if they can

JiltedJohnsJulie Wed 13-Jul-11 08:28:33

Have you tried distracting her with something like a breastfeeding necklace?

BUnderTheBonnet Wed 13-Jul-11 12:42:13

niceday Lying down does work. She's not nearly so kicky, but I would look a bit of a wally lying down in Starbucks grin

Jilted I have tried, but it's too effective if anything! She just stops feeding altogether to look at it, then remembers what she's doing, rolls back to the boob and recommences kicking. Aargh!

I think sometimes it's connected with doing a poo or farting. More pleasantness during a feed. hmm

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