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    Default Breast Refusal - 9 month old

    Hi all . Any advice for a 9 month old bubba who has decided for the last 2 days that he doesn't want a bar of breast feeding? He will happily drink a bottle of expressed milk but just cracks it if I try to feed him. Up until this episode he has been a fantastic feeder.

    Any tips or advice would be greatly appreciated...even though I'm trying to express I'm having trouble getting a lot out and already my boobs feel a bit tender and lumpy and I can only manage 3 bottle of about 180mls per day for him.

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    Anyone??

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    Maybe ring the ABA?

    Can you pump to keep your supply up and just keep offering? He might be ready to feed again in a couple of days.

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    DD did this for about 2 weeks at 9 months. It was teething related. I just kept offering and expressing. She eventually went back to it and we continued until I weaned her at 13 months.

    Good luck

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    Thanks for your help ladies Well he went 3 days on strike and then 3am this morning he decided he wanted me back - yay! I didn't realize until I fed him this morning how much I had missed feeding him for 3 days.


 

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