Mom of a 2 yr 1 m old girl

Q. Hi.. my 2 n half month old daughter doesn’t feed properly.. as soon as she wakes from sleep should feed her.. if I feed her after changing her diaper she starts looking around..n playing then after some time she starts crying when I try to feed she pushes away.. n cries .. I have to struggle to put her to sleep.. den after 15 mins she dozes off then she wakes up n drinks milk.. this has been routine.. is it normal?

akilaMom of a 2 yr 2 m old boy
A. Yes it’s Normal even my son does the same thing . Drinks milk , play for sometime , then sleep . All this happens in 2 hours gap and again the cycle repeats
ExpertDr Arti SharmaPaediatrician
A.  Breast milk gets digested at a faster pace and this is why, nursing babies get hungry more often. If you have to nurse around 10-12 times a day, it is not uncommon.
ExpertDr.Rasika ThosarPaediatric Intensivist
A. babies get distracted while breastfeeding at this age., especially in day time. choose a place with minimal distraction, away from noise,  feed whenever you see signs of hunger.
SanthoshiMom of a 2 yr 4 m old child
A. Initially newborns are like this. It's not a concern. It may take some time for them to follow a sleep routine. Still then adjust with your baby. You can use mild lights during night times. So your baby will know it's night and will know he or she will have to sleep. Play any mild music for baby to relax. Feed a little more during night hours for good sleep.
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