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How often should my 5.5 month old breastfeed

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RosieOB Tue 04-Feb-20 15:09:01

How often should my 5.5month old breastfeed in a day? And how long between feeds should he go?

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OwlBasket Tue 04-Feb-20 15:14:18

I always breastfed on demand, usually every 3 or four hours but often more frequently. Are you keen to establish a strict feeding schedule?

RosieOB Tue 04-Feb-20 15:24:56

He normally goes 3-5 hours between feeds and if I try to feed him before he refuses and cries I don't want to give him negative associations trying to force him to feed

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BertieBotts Tue 04-Feb-20 15:25:54

That sounds fine. Is he having any solids yet?

RosieOB Tue 04-Feb-20 23:00:25

He's been having baby rice with breast milk as his Pediatrician recommended some to help with his reflux (helped him loads) but that's only once a day

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