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5week old chomping in teat and not sucking

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mrsdaisaku Mon 14-Jan-13 06:19:00

Hi ladies, looking for advice... my twins were born at 36 weeks and bottle fed from the word go. They took to it with no problems. After two weeks my smallest twin started being difficult with her feeds, by just chomping on the teat like she would if she were on the breast. She has never been breast fed and it can at times take up to an hour if not more to feed her, which with twins is far from ideal. And it appears to be getting worse. Has anyone encountered this? Know anyway of snapping them out of this phase? Or is it just a case of perserverence? Any help would be gratefully recieved from a desperate, sleep deprived mum.

McBaby Mon 14-Jan-13 12:43:25

Sorry no help from me as my 22 week old is doing the same but hoping you get some answers!

JiltedJohnsJulie Wed 16-Jan-13 09:14:50

Just bumping for you. I thought this was normal with some ff babies but I could be wrong.

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