Those were her exact words... And in my experience.. It was right. I thought my son was comfort sucking... Turns out I had low supply & he wasn't getting anything.
But, let the flaming begin. Everyone gets so defensive on dummies...
My first two needed dummies, my last didn't. My first baby wouldn't have gotten off my boobs (and before I introduced a dummy he literally wouldn't stop sucking for hours) if I hadn't given a dummy. As long as you are feeding very regularly if they have it while they are sleeping they will still wake when they are hungry.
Edited cos I cant be bothered.
OP I hope you get some sleep soon xo
Last edited by peanutmonkey; 14-10-2013 at 11:11.
Purple Lily (14-10-2013)
I have 3 and every baby is so different.
My supply was not a problem. In fact, I probably had an over supply. I leaked constantly for 3 months, had to change the sheets everyday and put a mattress protector on because every morning I woke up saturated. One time at a shop, I was getting stared at, only realised when I got home that I had leaked through breast pads and had big circles of milk on my shirt. My son hated all the milk coming out because he did suck for comfort.
Perhaps someone could start a new thread about comfort sucking.
Let's not detract from MWL's issue of finding solutions to help with her new one.
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