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6 month old only wants to feed from 1 breast - worried!

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bebespain Wed 20-Jun-07 16:18:19

He has always favoured left the boob but for a couple of days now he won´t feed on the right one at all. I keep trying him on it but he screams and wails and just won´t stay latched on. I am worried my supply on the right will dry up...any suggestions...??

tiktok Wed 20-Jun-07 17:20:20

Doesn't matter a jot, bebespain. Your supply might well go on that side, and you may be a bit uncomfortable on the way, but you can make enough milk on one side only without a problem...don't fight him, just go with the flow!

It's unusual but not abnormal for this to happen.

bebespain Thu 21-Jun-07 11:51:15

Thanks TikTok - your´e a star! I mentioned it today at 6 month check-up and nurse said she had no clue well I am in Spain you know!
Don´t know where I´d be now without you lot - probably in a straight jacket somewhere.....

hana Thu 21-Jun-07 11:52:45

happened to my sister as well at about same age, her boobs adjusted and baby was fine, she fed until about a year I think

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