Is your baby fretful, feeding "all day", not wanting to be put down, having some heavy wet nappies and some damp ones at week 2. Do you
hear lots of swallowing for 10-12 minutes of feeding or just for 2-4 minutes at the beginning. If he is not close to his birth weight now at 2
weeks we may be looking at a low milk supply. Have your GP check to see that she is quite well then call a lactation consultant to fully
assess your situation and help you on the right track.
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