Cluster feeding is a term used to describe when a breastfed baby will want to nurse multiple times in a row. They may pull off and immediately start rooting or showing hunger cues. Cluster feeding can sometimes occur with no breaks in between, just a constant switch from side to side. Or, there may be short 10 or 15 minute breaks between feedings before baby is looking to breastfeed again.
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We see you, mama. You’re looking at that large cup of the other liquid gold - hot, steamy coffee. Or maybe it’s that group of people clinking their mimosa glasses as they refill from their bottomless pitcher. Either way, we see you - because we’re right next to you, watching with equal envy.
New parents are often concerned about many things, one of them being “is my baby getting enough to eat?” With breastfeeding, it can feel hard to tell since you cannot see how much your baby has eaten. Fortunately, there are a few other signs to tell if they’re receiving breast milk and if they’re getting enough to eat.
New mothers are usually wondering when their milk will “come in,” which is a valid concern. The great news? Your milk is always there! Breast milk merely begins to increase in volume with the growth and birth of your baby.