Talk

Advanced search

Sleepy baby, while breastfeeding.

(6 Posts)
Evilwater Mon 08-Oct-12 10:38:48

My son, is three days old. He is very sleepy during feeds, and I have to wake him for day feeds. I tried blowing air on him, but now it's not really working.

Any one got any tips?
Evil.

tiktok Mon 08-Oct-12 10:39:54

Have you got him snuggled up with you all the time, skin to skin?

Evilwater Mon 08-Oct-12 10:42:09

Not all the time As he was better yesterday. I have him on my chest now, dressed.
Evil

APipkinOfPepper Mon 08-Oct-12 10:45:26

My son was a bit like this, trying to remember what we did:
- took off some clothes before a feed (he was a summer baby though, maybe not so practical at this time of year)
- tickle his feet
- tickle his ear / blow gently on his ear
- rub the back of his head/neck
Good luck, I'm sure it won't be long before he's more awake and it's no longer a problem. And congratulations!

Evilwater Mon 08-Oct-12 10:49:42

Thanks will do!
Ill post back, after I get dressed. I'm still in my nity, we were up most of the nite.
Evil

Copps Mon 08-Oct-12 12:35:13

mine was like this and the mw came over and said our house was too warm. sorted it out no prob smile

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now