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When does nursing get easier? Sometimes my 1 month old wants to be at breast all day. I have two older children to help. 1 month old spits up a lot

Breastfeeding. In the first couple of months of life, you and the baby are both adjusting to breastfeeding. Also, the young baby tends to use mom's breast as a pacifier for soothing as well as nourishment. Try to limit the nursing to 20 minutes each side every 2-3hours. Good Luck :) Read more...
Don't be pacifier. Babies can use you for nutrition or a pacifier or both.They get 80% of what is there in 5 and 90% in 10 min.Anything beyond 15 is nurturing/pacifier duty.Get a pacifier & realize you can put baby down or carry it in a snugly,just not on the breast when you need to get stuff done.Natural spit ups do increase with age &peak in some about 4 mo. Enjoy all your babies & don't let baby control you. Read more...

Nursing 6 wk old that spits up/vomits a lot. I give her formula occasionally and she barely spits up at all. Is my breast milk too thin for her?

Feeding. It may be when you are breast feeding she is getting the milk too quickly. Or there may be something in the breast milk she is sensitive to. Ask the lactation consultant to observe a feeding and check your breast milk. Also keep a record of her weight to make sure she is gaining as expected. Read more...
Breast milk the best. nothing is better than breast feeding. Your breast milk is perfect for your baby. reduce the amount of breast feeding (12 min nursing reduce to 10 min or 15 min reduce to 12 min). To make up for the reduced minutes of breast feeding, feed her more frequent. In short, please do smaller and more frequent feeds and spits up will improve. Read more...