3 months old baby

Question: My baby is 2 n half months now and i've been breastfeeding.my daughter hasnt put on much weight.she was 2.6 wen she was born and she is now almost 3.8. Doc says its not good weight gain. How do I know if my breast milk is sufficient. Sometimes my baby sleeps after breastfeeding for around 15 mins. So i feel her tummy might be full and if I remove her from my nipple, she starts crying.So I feed her again on the other side. How do i know my baby's tummy is full or my breast is empty while feeding. How do I know if my baby is just nursing for comfort after few mins. Can anyone please help with my questions. Other than slow weight gain, there are no issues. My baby is very healthy and active and she feeds almost 8-10 times a day, pees almost 2 times after every feed and sleeps also around 12 hours in 24 hours.

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Answer: Hello Your baby seems very active and healthy. You have to feed your baby every two hours regardless of day or night or the baby s sleeping or being awake. Breast milk is best for ur baby as it gives your baby better immunity. It digests better than the formula reduces constipation and stomach problems. There s nothing else you can give ur baby till 6 months. People might suggest formula but please do not opt for it as the baby will have digestion problems and it's not nearly as good as breast milk.
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    anketha rao1203 days ago

    Yes, I feed her every 2 hours. But only in the night and in the morning after bath, i wake her up for feed every 2 n half or 3 hours r

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    anketha rao1203 days ago

    Doc did suggest formula milk to increase weight, but even though i didn't prefer, i gave her formula milk for 1 or 2 weeks once a day. Then when everyone told me breastmilk is always better and i knew i had enough milk coz my breast start leaking at the time when formula was fed. But sometimes i feel if my milk is enough coz she doesn't sleep more than an hour in a day aftet feeding. I've heard baby sleeps atleast for 2 hours if my milk was suffecient.

Answer: Your baby is very healthy. When the baby peaceful sleeps for around 2 hours after a feed, it means she is full. Else, the feed was not enough. Check if your breasts feel heavy and painful if the baby isn't feed by 2 hours. If so, the breast milk is not enough for her. Have lots of green veggies to increase breast milk.
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    anketha rao1203 days ago

    I have green veggies daily for lunch and dinner and night I wake her up for 2 n half or 3 hours for a feed. And by then, my breasts would have started leaking. So yes, if the baby is not fed for 2 hours, my breasts feel heavy and i feel a pricking sensation. But my baby doesn't sleep more than an hour in the day after a feed

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