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12 wo DD2 barely fed today

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haloflo Tue 21-May-13 16:08:12

She fed at 2am, small feed 4am, midday, 2 and is refusing now. She screams when I offer the breast but seems to have a hungry cry. I offered the second she woke from her nap. She seems well in herself and up til now fed every 2-3 hours during the day with 1 or 2 night feeds between 8pm and 6am. I haven't used a bottle yet but that too was refused in the nightmare morning we had. She hasn't slept a great deal today but the last nap was about an hour. I'm currently rocking her whilst DD1 watches cbeebies.

This is stressful. DP home in an hour. I can't wait.

Pozzled Tue 21-May-13 16:14:40

Have you checked her temperature? Definitely sounds as though something is up. Is she still having wet nappies? Keep a close eye on how many wet nappies she has, and check that her fontanelle isn't sunken. If in doubt get her seen- young babies can get dehydrated quickly, and IME hcps are always very happy to check with little ones.

haloflo Tue 21-May-13 19:18:23

Thank you for your reply. Her temp is ok and she has since fed at 5 and 7. currently smiling at me.

I have no idea what happened this morning but hopefully things will be easier now we seem back on track.

WouldBeHarrietVane Tue 21-May-13 19:48:43

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

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