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Should I be worried that my baby nurses loudly?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

It is quite common for babies to ignore the expectations of "civil society" and make noises that may be embarresing.
I enjoy the idea that "barracuda" baby is so robust in his/her efforts. Aside from extra air swallowing & need for more burping or gas, i don't see a downside. Perhaps you could record this symphony of joy and keep it for later.

In brief: No

It is quite common for babies to ignore the expectations of "civil society" and make noises that may be embarresing.
I enjoy the idea that "barracuda" baby is so robust in his/her efforts. Aside from extra air swallowing & need for more burping or gas, i don't see a downside. Perhaps you could record this symphony of joy and keep it for later.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Many babies gulp and suck quite noisily.
This is not a problem at all. Only worry if you baby is coughing, gagging or having difficulty breathing during feedings.

In brief: No

Many babies gulp and suck quite noisily.
This is not a problem at all. Only worry if you baby is coughing, gagging or having difficulty breathing during feedings.
Dr. Sharon Gilliland
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