Coping with a Newborn
For many moms, “cluster feedings” are a tricky part of their new life with a newborn. Cluster feeding in newborns happens when the baby wants to eat constantly, often during the late afternoon or early evening. Exhausting!
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Sometimes mothers are concerned when their baby wants to feed constantly because they have just begun to settle into a nice routine, so they get stressed that they have now boomeranged right back to the beginning! But do not worry! This is a normal part of developing for many babies and most often, you will get back to your routine very soon. That at least has been my experience. One silver lining that you should think about if you are in the depths of despair is that cluster feeding has been linked to growth spurts in newborns.
Watch this video for my tips on how to hangle cluster feeding in newborns, and please weigh in if you have experience with this issue or coping with a newborn generally!
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