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My four-month old goes blotchy when feeding - is this normal?

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Westers Wed 08-Oct-08 14:24:35

My four-month old goes blotchy around her face and neck and chest when I feed her.

I first noticed it around a month or so ago.

It dissipates after she's done feeding and she is otherwise very health, has breastfed really well and easily since birth and is generally a smiley, happy little thing.

Anyone have any idea whether I should be worried or not?

whomovedmychocolate Wed 08-Oct-08 21:30:02

Quite often it's just the heat of being pressed against your boob! It's nothing to worry about and goes away within 20 minutes anyway (DD had a similar rash and every time I rushed to the docs it had gone by the time we'd parked hmm).

pudding25 Wed 08-Oct-08 22:56:30

DD goes pretty red too on the side of her face which is leaning against me.

Westers Thu 09-Oct-08 16:15:01

Thanks. That makes sense. In fact, when I gave her a bottle of expressed milk today I noticed that she didn't go blotchy, so mustbe contact with boob as you say.

I was starting to worry she might be allergic to my milk, phew.

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