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How realistic is it to consider breastfeeding my 17 month old right after feeding my newborn? I didn't have much milk before and now with #2 I do.

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Dr. Nadia Ghattas
Pediatrics
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In brief: Breast feeding for 2

That is amazing, God is providing you with enough breast milk for your 2 kids.
It can be done if you can keep up with it, be careful, don't over do it, you have to take care of yourself, eat very healthy with plenty of proteins & drink enough fluids, you're eating for 3!, take your vitamins, your 17 mos old should suppliment with regular milk & solid food & start weaning . Good luck. Enjoy

In brief: Breast feeding for 2

That is amazing, God is providing you with enough breast milk for your 2 kids.
It can be done if you can keep up with it, be careful, don't over do it, you have to take care of yourself, eat very healthy with plenty of proteins & drink enough fluids, you're eating for 3!, take your vitamins, your 17 mos old should suppliment with regular milk & solid food & start weaning . Good luck. Enjoy
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