"How do I know if my baby is getting enough milk?" This is one of the most common concerns of breastfeeding mothers.
Wondering whether her newborn is getting enough milk can cause a lot of stress for a new mother. For some women, this worry is the reason they stop breastfeeding.
That's why it's important to be able to recognize signs that feeding is going well and that your baby is getting all the nutrition he (or she) needs. Then you can breastfeed with confidence.
If your baby is happy, sleeps well, and breastfeeds eight to 12 times in a 24- hour period during the first months, hes getting enough milk.
Call your doctor, midwife, public health nurse, lactation consultant or your local branch of La Leche League if: