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Is it normal that my baby will only breastfeed for a few minutes each sitting?

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In brief: Yes

As long as the weight gain is normal, the baby is getting all she needs.

In brief: Yes

As long as the weight gain is normal, the baby is getting all she needs.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Lisa Roberts
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

The answer depends on the baby and age of the child.
Some infants who have established an efficient nursing schedule may be able to attain an adequate milk intake in just a few minutes. The best way to know is to make sure you are having your baby weighed by your pediatrician at the appropriate intervals. In addition, good urine output is a fairly good way to judge if your baby is drinking enough.

In brief: Yes

The answer depends on the baby and age of the child.
Some infants who have established an efficient nursing schedule may be able to attain an adequate milk intake in just a few minutes. The best way to know is to make sure you are having your baby weighed by your pediatrician at the appropriate intervals. In addition, good urine output is a fairly good way to judge if your baby is drinking enough.
Dr. Lisa Roberts
Dr. Lisa Roberts
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