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A 26-year-old female asked:

3 week old infant stomach making noises while i'm breastfeeding her, is that normal?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Yes: Everyone, including infants swallow air during feeding & this will enter the stomach and add noise to the mechanical processing in the organ. As processed food enters & moves into the intestines it may also make some odd sounds. Some infants are noisier than others. Normal.
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