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How many times per day should new moms nurse?

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Dr. Laura Webb
Pediatrics

In brief: 8-12

Newborns feed every 2-3hours, which is about 8-12 feedings in a day.
You should nurse whenever your baby is showing hunger cues, such as sucking motion, opening mouth or rooting.

In brief: 8-12

Newborns feed every 2-3hours, which is about 8-12 feedings in a day.
You should nurse whenever your baby is showing hunger cues, such as sucking motion, opening mouth or rooting.
Dr. Laura Webb
Dr. Laura Webb
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In brief: 8-12 times/24 hrs

New moms should attempt to nurse every 2-3 hours and most well infants will nurse 8-12 times in 24 hours.

In brief: 8-12 times/24 hrs

New moms should attempt to nurse every 2-3 hours and most well infants will nurse 8-12 times in 24 hours.
Dr. Sharon Gilliland
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