Category Archives: Infant Weight Gain

Infant Growth Spurts

Usually right around the baby’s 2-3 week of life I receive a desperate call from a new momma, ” My baby is wanting to eat all the time, I can’t satisfy her, she must be starving and I must have … Continue reading

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Weight Loss in Infants May Be Due To Birth Story: Dr. Jack Newman’s Perspective

One of the main reasons new mother’s are referred to me from their pediatrician is due to increased weight loss after birth. I expect a 7% weight loss, that is normal, and there is no need for intervention.  As long … Continue reading

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Month By Month Baby Feeding Schedule

The following is a month by month baby feeding schedule chart to be used as a guide for your infants growth. Keep in mind that every baby is different, and will have unique growth patterns, however the below chart can … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding Bling-Breastfeeding Bracelet

I am so excited to introduce and support this fantastic breastfeeding tool that is not only beneficial but stylish too. Best part is that it is tax deductible for you and you get to help design this beautiful piece of … Continue reading

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Reasons for Low Milk Supply: Common Concerns and Questions

The concern of not making enough milk for your baby is a common one. The important thing to determine is whether or not you truly have low milk supply.If your baby is gaining weight without supplementing with any other form of milk, is having at least 6-8 wet diapers, and 3-4 dirty diapers, then you do not have a low milk supply. The behavior of the baby post feed, the weight or sensation of your breasts, the frequency of feeding, the sensation of “let-down”, or how much you pump are not adequate ways of measuring whether or not you have enough breast milk. Your baby’s weight gain and diaper output is the most valid tool to measure. Continue reading

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