Got DS 4weeks weighed today and he's dropped percentiles slightly since last week which has upset me as I've been demand feeding at least every 2 hours during the day all week (he goes longer at night thankfully, usually 4 hours then 3 hours).
I've also been really struggling with him in the evenings - from around 5pm he won't go more than about 20m between feeds which I can't cope with any more - I have another DS5 to feed and put to bed (frequently alone as DH works a lot of evenings) and also obviously I need to eat too.
When I am feeding him in the evenings I often find he screams at the breast and backs away but still roots and will want to feed again soon after.
Wondering about trying him with a bottle of formula at around 5 to see if that helps settle him but feeling like a bit of a failure and wondering if this would affect my milk supply going forwards too?
Any advice/experiences gratefully received!
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Feelingblue222 · 07/03/2016 20:34
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