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Do you wind yours after breastfeeding?

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Janus Fri 26-Sep-08 13:48:09

My friend has pointed out that I don't wind my dd3, 4 months old, after breastfeeding and maybe she has wind (as fussing terribly after going to bed at night).
TBH I never really winded any of mine except in the very early days and now think maybe I missed something vital!!!
Do you?

friendlyedjit Fri 26-Sep-08 13:57:02

I just read winding as "winding" like a clock!? am breast feeding!

Never really bother, my dd seems to just produce copious amounts of bottom wind.
Easy to try and see if it helps- some babies seem to need winding, some don't.

louloubelle Fri 26-Sep-08 13:58:53

Didn't with dd1 and ds2, but dd2 nearly always needs it. She is a faster feeder and gulps air too....

blinks Fri 26-Sep-08 14:01:10

nah, except for token effort occasionally

VictorianSqualor Fri 26-Sep-08 14:17:39

Not really, however DS2 does need it sometimes. I can tell because he wriggles around and pulls off the breast.
Sitting him up is normally enoguh for him to burp though.

Niecie Fri 26-Sep-08 14:20:33

Not with DS1 but DS2 was a bit of a gulper. However, he was more likely to bring his milk back up than burp so I tried not to if he seemed happy enough.

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