+ Reply to Thread
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 12 of 12
  1. #11
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Bub stimulating the breast will help to bring your milk in. Were you able to read the blog?

    One of the suggestions from the blog is to do breast compressions to keep baby interested in the breast.
    The trick is to do the compression, which is as easy as taking a handful of breast tissue and squeezing, or even just massaging downward on the full, cleavage part of the breast with the flat of your hand, when the baby stops sucking and starts nodding off. Once they start sucking again, stop the
    compressions. You may only get another four sucks before you have to do another. Keep going until they are so zonked they don’t respond. Then it’s time to change the nappy and change sides, and start again (and again and again and again, back and forth four times is good).

  2. #12
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Perth, WA
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    My DD was the same. I was advised not to give formula as that would make her sleep longer and hence would damage my supply.

    I would suggest not giving her anymore formula and feeding her as often as possible. Newbies sleep ALL the time and if no one has said it yet, a baby will never let itself starve. This was the single best thing I was told When BFing DD. I was so stressed about her not getting enough milk.

    I'm also at the newborn stage again. DS is 10 days old and now wakes every 2.5-3 hourly for a feed (my milk came in at day 4). I have just got myself some fenugreek and blessed thistle tablets as I had gastro 2 days ago and my supply has suffered greatly. But after just 2 tablets it is SO much better.

    If you are concerned about your supply, please contact a lactation consultant. But like I said, unless a GP, paed or LC has told you to, I would stop the formula.

    ETA - you will still be feeding bub colostrum which is plenty for her at this young age, and you milk should come in within the next week

    Good Luck.
    Last edited by Turk EnJayDee; 26-03-2012 at 19:46.

  3. The Following User Says Thank You to Turk EnJayDee For This Useful Post:

    Bubbles10  (27-03-2012)


Similar Threads

  1. Falling asleep while BF
    By HopefulDad in forum Breastfeeding Support
    Replies: 16
    Last Post: 30-04-2012, 19:37
  2. Problem falling asleep
    By Tinybubu in forum 'No Cry' Sleeping Solutions
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 04-04-2012, 01:35
  3. Falling asleep at breast
    By Mopeg in forum Breastfeeding Support
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 23-02-2012, 18:11

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Free weekly newsletters | Sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

learn how you can become a reviewer!


forum - chatting now
sales & new stuffsee all
Bub Hub Sales Listing
HAVING A SALE? Let parents know about it with a Bub Hub Sales listing. Listings are featured on our well trafficked Sales Page + selected randomly to appear on EVERY page
featured supporter
Einsteinz Music
Fun & interactive music classes!
Classes are taught by professional musicians! Children are taught the fundamentals of music: beat, pitch, rhythm and tempo through hands-on experience. Click for more details!!!

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!