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How long on average does a 10 week old spend on the breast at each feed?

(7 Posts)
HeinzSight Wed 21-Oct-09 13:53:09

My DD2 is definetely having much shorter feeds!

NotQuiteCockney Wed 21-Oct-09 14:11:05

How long is a piece of string?

I've had one that spent 5 minutes per feed, and one that spent half an hour.

iwascyteenagewerewolf Wed 21-Oct-09 14:12:12

I've only got one DS (so far) but at that age he spent aaaaaaaaaaaaaages, every time.

louloubelle Wed 21-Oct-09 14:13:21

One that spent 40 mins every 2 hours, one that spent 20 mins, and last one about 10 mins...

3cutedarlings Wed 21-Oct-09 14:15:17

DD1 fed for 45 mins every 2 hours!!

DD2 10 mins every 3 hours

DS1 5 mins every hour or so.

forevermore Wed 21-Oct-09 14:18:21

DD2 spends 5 min every 2 hours. she is 8 weeks and has been doing this since 5/6 weeks, before that she was spending at least 30 min, i now think she was just establishing supply; she gains weight well so after my initial anxiety i am getting used to it as her norm!

HeinzSight Wed 21-Oct-09 15:38:28

Thanks everyone. I had her weighed last week and she's gaining weight OK. I guess in contrast to the marathon feed sessions of the past it does seem very quick now!!

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