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Most medical professionals recommend letting a baby eat on demand.
But during the first few days of breastfeeding, be sure to awaken your baby
for feedings about every 2 hours. This will help to get your milk supply going.
To make the transition from sleep gradual and comfortable, try the
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerMary Robbins, RNC, IBCLC - Lactation Consultant
Current as ofNovember 20, 2015
Current as of:
November 20, 2015
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Mary Robbins, RNC, IBCLC - Lactation Consultant
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