On Friday I had an appointment with a Chn who was SUPPOSED to be helping me with different sleep techniques for bub but ended up being useless. Anyway, she weighed ds while we were there and he had put on 210grams in 10 days. She said this was a concern and we need to look at whether my supply is dropping. She charted all his weight gains since birth (he was born 3.660kgs but lost 8% in the first few days due to my milk not coming in till day 5 and bad jaundice, he put it all back on though by the second week and has been averaging 150gram weight gain a week, he was 4.3kg at his weigh in on Friday. He was exactly six weeks. Also he is quite long about 56cm and was 51.5cm at birth). Anyway she said he is sitting around the 25th percentile and would like to see him gaining a lot more so I now have to come and get him weighed each week. I don't really understand the percentile thing but no other chn has ever mentioned a problem to me and I've been seeing them fortnightly so surely they would have said something by now? I'm just so upset and worried. It would break my heart if I had to formula feed.
Also I'm six weeks post partum and noticed my boobs no longer have that hard full feeling.. Isn't it top early for that to be normal? Is there anything I can do to boost supply? I'm already eating lots of lactation cookies..
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