A 10-month-old Baby Does Not Want To Drink Breast Milk When He Has A Cold And Coughs And Colds?
my baby is 10 months old he is sick with heat, cough, runny nose why doesn’t he want to drink breast milk but he wants to drink water and eat but every time he sees breast milk he fusses right away why?
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Infants who are sick do tend to be more fussy, eating can be more difficult as well as drinking milk. If you are breastfeeding directly (you are breastfeeding directly), further evaluation needs to be done, is your milk still coming out smoothly from both your breasts? If your breasts experience blockage or your milk comes out only slightly and slowly, your baby may become dissatisfied and uncomfortable when you drink the milk. Have you recently experienced blockage of the milk outlet or breast infection so that your milk changes taste (usually it will become saltier)? If you give milk through a bottle of milk (you give milk), it needs to be re-evaluated, is the pacifier used the size appropriate for the baby's age, or does the baby not like the bottle used?
You can try the following:
Try breastfeeding your baby when your baby is not too hungry so your baby is not too fussy. Feed your milk a little before it is given to the baby, so that the milk reflexes occur more quickly. Feed your baby in different breastfeeding positions If your baby does not want to drink directly from your breast, make sure you always empty your breast with a breast pump to ensure your milk production is maintained Try to remove the obstruction in the nose (clean the nose with a nasal rinse) so that the baby can suckle more comfortably (if the nose is blocked, the baby will not feel comfortable when drinking milk either directly or from a bottle of milk) said or not. You can also try breastfeeding the same way you give water. If you have tried the methods above and the baby still does not want to drink your milk, try to consult with his child's doctor for further evaluation of the cause.
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