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Breastfeeding Challenges

Breastfeeding challenges can impact how straightforward breastfeeding is and how confident you might feel about feeding your baby. Breastfeeding challenges: Growth Spurts These generally take place between 7- 10 days, between 2-3 weeks, between 4-6 weeks, 3 months, 4 months, 6 months and 9 months.Spurts can last a few days but for some babies it is more likely to be a week or more especially at 4 months and 9 months when there is a big developmental leap. It can be easier to meet your baby’s needs and go with what they need. Your baby could need more food, as well reassurance/safety as their brain develops and their world is changing. Your baby could be more cuddly, could wake more and may just need to cling to you. How might you feel? Tired and frustrated and feeling like you are dong something wrong – you’re not! Chances are you could also be feeling hungry and thirsty – make sure you have plenty of food and water to hand around the house and when you are …