Feeding FAQ: 6-9 months – Breast Feeding

How do I introduce the bottle to a dedicated breastfeeder? My daughter Olivia is seven months and I would like to reduce breastfeeding and move to bottle feeding. Unfortunately the only advice in Gina’s book I didn’t listen to was to introduce a bottle early on in her life. Now Olivia will not take a […]

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Feeding FAQ: 4-6 months – Breast Feeding

Will it be possible to breast feed my 5 month baby after a 48hr break I am having a MRI scan in three weeks. I have been told not to breast feed for 48hrs afterwards due to the contrast dyes used. I used to give Sonny 1 bottle a night using expressed milk but haven’t […]

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Feeding FAQ: 4-6 months – Breast Feeding

Can a low-weight 18 week baby’s sleep be helped by feeding? We had our first baby, Evie, 18 weeks ago and generally she has settled into your routines, which we have been following since day one. She has always been small and has regularly gained only 4oz each week; she had 2 weeks where she […]

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Feeding FAQ: 4-6 months – Breast Feeding

My 4 month baby is not interested in her milk by day, yet has begun to wake at night again Amelia weighs 15lbs 7oz and has been following the 3-4 month routine. A week ago she began to take less milk at 2.15pm (when she is bottle fed), stopping after 3.5 or 4ozs. Even if […]

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Feeding FAQ: 4-6 months – Breast Feeding

My 4.5 month son seems to still need large top-ups after breast feeds As I had some problems with my latch-on in the early weeks of breastfeeding, my son had some problems gaining weight. As a result, we put him on formula top-ups twice a day to ensure he was getting enough to eat and […]

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Feeding FAQ: 3-4 months – Breast Feeding

What is the best way to drop feeds for my 3 month baby without becoming engorged? I want to avoid painful, engorged breasts when I begin to stop breastfeeding, which I plan to do when Leo is around 4mths old (he is 3mths now). With my first child it took a long 2 or 3 […]

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Feeding FAQ: 3-4 months – Breast Feeding

My 3 month daughter’s weight gain is low, she feeds less, and does not like a bottle My 3-month-old daughter has been on Gina’s schedule since 2 weeks. She is generally a contented baby and sleeps well. I have 2 problems: the first relates to her low weight gain at about 4.7oz per week. She […]

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Feeding FAQ: 3-4 months – Breast Feeding

What can I do to get my milk supply back for my 3-month-old? I think I am running out of milk. The past 2 nights at 10pm I have expressed and got less than 1 oz; I usually would get 4-9oz. I started to follow the increased supply routine yesterday; when I expressed at 2pm […]

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Feeding FAQ: 3-4 months – Breast Feeding

How can I get my 15-week-old baby to take more milk? I am finding it difficult to get my daughter to feed more at each feed. She only drinks 2-3ozs at each feed, occasionally 4ozs if she really wants it. Her weight gain is dropping slowly. At present she weights 12lbs 2oz.The health visitor has […]

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Feeding FAQ: 3-4 months – Breast Feeding

When should I drop the 10.30pm feed for my 3.5 month baby? I would like advice as to when it is appropriate to stop the 10.30pm feed. My daughter who is now 3.5 months old has slept through the night from 9 weeks of age and continues to do so. I find it difficult to […]

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