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Feeding issues. Help!!!

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Lizzy86 Wed 29-Apr-15 11:31:15

My 3 week old doesn't feed well and I'm loosing my mind

He didn't latch onto breast so I expressed for the first week and then my milk started to dry up so I put him on formula (aptamil)

He feeds, but doesn't sound comfortable then after feed he looks like he's straining but he does pass loose stools so it can't be constipation ?

He grunts,cries and struggles until he vomits/projectile vomits and then he'll sleep for about an hour and then it's back to square one. I'm worn out


Minitant Wed 29-Apr-15 22:33:50

I'm no expert but didn't want to leave your post unanswered. Just checking the basics... are you winding properly? Can take quite a while (up to 20 minutes) to make sure babies are well winded.

Writerwannabe83 Wed 29-Apr-15 22:40:22

Have you posted this in the Infant Feeding forum too? If not, then can I suggest it as you'll probably get lots of really helpful replies flowers

Roseybee10 Thu 30-Apr-15 17:58:50

Sounds like reflux hon x

Pocket1 Thu 30-Apr-15 18:20:52

My DD suffered similar. Was a poor feeder and therefore sleeper. I was losing my mind by 3-4 months and went to a paediatric Dr (having been poo-pooed by my gp 2-3 times). Turned out she was dairy Intolerant with silent relux - so she was given prescription formula (nutramigen) and meds for reflux (omeprazol). She improved within a day or two. Go see your gp and be persistent for a referral. Don't suffer for as long as we did. Good luck smile

Lizzy86 Fri 01-May-15 16:43:33

Thank you so much

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