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any other babies not wanting their milk today?

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mckenzie Sat 18-Jun-05 14:45:42

DD took her normal feed at 7.30 this morning but at 11am she took 3 instead of her normal 6/7 ounces and she's now just taken 2 and a bit instead of her normal 5/6.
Just the heat do you think??

jessicasmummy Sat 18-Jun-05 14:53:52

i reckon.... jess was like that when she was on just milk.

now she is on 3 meals and milk, she's choosing the milk over food, but hey, as long as she's getting something.

Have you tried boiled water?

Gobbledigook Sat 18-Jun-05 14:54:42

Yes it will be the heat - just give her sips of water through the day to keep her hydrated.

mushbrain Sat 18-Jun-05 14:55:26

Probaly is just the heat, how old is dd?
My 14mth ds usually puts away a good 8-9 ounces at breakfast, today just 2 if that. He was the same last summer when he was only 3 mnths. If not taking milk, try her with cooled boiled water or diluted juice depending on age. It won't do her any harm to miss a couple of feeds or even a day on half feeds just make sure she is getting enough liquid in other ways. Is everything else ok?

mckenzie Sat 18-Jun-05 15:41:44

she's 14 weeks old. She seems happy enough so I'm not too concerned. I'll give the water a go instead. thanks for the postings.

kama Sat 18-Jun-05 16:21:31

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Flossam Sat 18-Jun-05 16:35:01

Ds didn't want his lunch yesterday or today. Putting that down to the heat.

Flossam Sat 18-Jun-05 16:35:01

Ds didn't want his lunch yesterday or today. Putting that down to the heat.

ABow Sat 18-Jun-05 20:40:56

Experiencing the opposite! 3 week old dd has been b/f almost constantly today. Started at 6am and since then 10-15 min slurp followed by 30 min nap all day. I'm exhausted. Tried boiled water and she hates it. Now resorting to a formlua feed as I need a break!

mushbrain Sat 18-Jun-05 22:15:05

Abow, just a thought, my first hated water with a passion until I gave it at the temperature as you would a bottle and I smeared a bit of breast milk (I imagine formula would do) around the teat. At first it was a few more sips than he had been taking but gradually he started to take it well. Glad to hear you are taking a break, that breast feeding on demand is totally exhausting, especially when the little darlings sip and nap!

Tinker Sun 19-Jun-05 18:57:06

Bf baby has gone beserk this weekend - constant feeding, on-off fidgeting and no sleeping in the day. I am drained!

ABow Sun 19-Jun-05 19:54:17

Thanks mushbrain. I'll give that a go.

Tinker - I sympathise. Dd is worse today than yesterday but dh is being great and with me b/f, and him feeding ebm and formula he's helping me retain my sanity. As a distraction I've given her several baths today which seemed to help her calm down a bit. And they say July and August are going to hot...

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