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Is this cluster feeding?(2 Posts)
DD is ten days old. Since day one she has been wonderful at BF, latches on really well, feeds for roughly 45 mins usually with a boob swap half way through and usually drops off to sleep after.
Around day 7 and last night she was being really fussy at the breast- not latching, rearing her head away, pushing herself away with her hands, scrunching her body up. I ended up nursing from about 7pm until midnight nearly constantly- she’d do ten minutes on one boob, detach herself, wouldn’t take it again so I was swapping boobs constantly. Burping, nappy change, back to boob!
Eventually she seemed satisfied and went into a deep sleep. She woke for another feed at about 3am and did a normal hours feed and straight back to sleep.
Does this sound like cluster feeding, or something else?
Definitely sounds like cluster feeding to me, has your milk come in? Have you tried feeding her lying down so you can rest while she feeds?
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