Is it possible to overfeed your baby or even cause obesity? Are there any questions I should be asking her doctor?
Hi, ladies! Is it possible to overfeed your baby or even cause obesity? I'm reading a lot of contradictory info on the internet about lactose overload and how and when you should do what. I feed my EBF 8 wk old on demand, which can be very often (anywhere from 1-3 hrs during the day), although I believe sometimes it's just comfort nursing because she refuses a paci from me. I don't wake her to feed her at night anymoreâ€”I let her wake on her own about every 2-5 hrs maxâ€”because she wets about 20 diapers in 24 hrs, so I know she is still well-hydrated. She usually takes just one breast during a feeding which is about 2-4 oz and seems content, unlatching when she's finished and refusing to latch again even after a burp. She hasn't been weighed in a while, but she comfortably fits in 0-3 mo clothes, so my guess is about 10.5-11 lbs, which seems heavy (7 10 at birth).. She sees her pediatrician on Tuesday. Are there any questions I should be asking her dr?