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Maumelle, AR
A 25-year-old female asked:

What ages to newborns/babies have growth spurts? when should i be expecting her to nurse more often and will i make more milk during this time?

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Dr. Lori Semel
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Growth Spurts: There are no specific exact times. Babies go through their growth spurts, they cry to nurse more frequently and yes, your body meets their demands by producing more milk. Let nature do her work and you will notice she will send your body clues as she needs more nutrition. :)
Last updated Sep 2, 2014

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