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  • Re: Duration between feeds within the first 48 hours

    Thank you thats really helpful - To be honest thats really what I thought but its hard when you have the weight of hospital policy on your back. Can you provide any references to books/research that support the idea that a baby can be left for longer than 8 hours if necessary? e.g I mean if baby is not interested in feeding before then not that we ...
    Posted to Breastfeeding (Forum) by Eva on 11-22-2009
  • Re: Duration between feeds within the first 48 hours

    Thank you for that info that makes a lot more sense to me - I went home wondering what on earth was going on with nature! But on reflection there were probably a lot of different factors at work impacting ability/desire to feed. At my unit after birth generally mum and baby are encouaged to have skin to skin, or if not desired, a cuddle for an ...
    Posted to Breastfeeding (Forum) by Eva on 11-21-2009
  • Re: Duration between feeds within the first 48 hours

    Half were c/s and babies were very mucusy which I thought would have an impact, the rest were normal deliveries some with some without pethidine.
    Posted to Breastfeeding (Forum) by Eva on 11-20-2009
  • Duration between feeds within the first 48 hours

    Hi, wondering if anyone has some thoughts on this matter. Have just started a placement on a postnatal ward and the policy there is a baby can go up to 8 hours without a feed but after that he/she has to have something, EBM ideally but formula if not. What I have been experiencing is lots of babies who have had a first feed shortly after birth and ...
    Posted to Breastfeeding (Forum) by Eva on 11-20-2009
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