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How Do I Keep My Baby Awake at the Breast?

Some babies are more sleepy in the first few days. Here are some ways to keep your baby awake while feeding:

  • Undress your baby leaving only his diaper on
     
  • Change his diaper
     
  • Tickle his hands, ears or feet
     
  • Switch your baby to your other breast
     
  • Use breast compression whenever he stops sucking well