Monday Moments

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“Sometimes when you pick up your child you can feel the map of your own bones beneath your hands, or smell the scent of your skin in the nape of his neck. This is the most extraordinary thing about motherhood – finding a piece of yourself separate and apart that all the same you could not live without.”

― Jodi Picoult, Perfect Match

Monday Moments ~ Cluster Feedings

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Some mothers are concerned when their baby wants to breastfeed more often than every two hours. During the early months, many babies do what is called ‘cluster feeding’ which is spacing feedings closer together at certain times of the day (typically during the evening) and going longer between feedings at other times. This variability in frequency is normal. Moreover, many breastfeeding problems — including those attributed to “too much milk” or “not enough milk” — are resolved with more frequent nursing.

Have you, or are you currently, experiencing cluster feedings with your little ones? When did you find that baby wanted to nurse more (i.e. growth spurts, during sickness, etc.). Share your thoughts with us, Moms!