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4 Reasons Why Your Baby Is Breastfeeding For A Long Period Of Time

If your baby breastfeeds for longer than usual, don't be concerned. 

A woman may discover that her baby is becoming irritable while breastfeeding and that he or she prefers to have the breast in his or her mouth for a longer period of time. 

This may be difficult for women since they will have to feed the infant for longer periods of time and their nipples will be in a lot of pain. 

Their newborns will most likely cry if they try to draw their breasts away. 

For new mothers, this can be worrying. However, there are a few reasons why a baby may behave in this manner. 

1. For the sake of convenience 

Breastmilk is occasionally used by babies to soothe their nerves. They could be finding solace in their mother's presence.

2. To increase the amount of milk you have on hand 

If your breast milk supply has dwindled, your infant may be attempting to get more milk from your breasts. 

3. To maintain one's health 

Breast milk contains antibodies that protect babies and supplies them with a lot of nutrients. If your baby is unwell, they may need more breast milk to be hydrated and healthy. 

4. To obtain fat from milk 

There is frequently a residual of fat in the breasts when mothers feel like their breasts are empty and there is no milk in them. 

The fat in breast milk gives the newborn energy. Allow your baby to suck! 

Do not hesitate to call your doctor if you see anything unusual.

Source: Pulse.ng

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