Six-month baby doesn't like breastfeeding
What should I do if a six-month-old baby doesn't like breastfeeding? Generally speaking, a six-month-old baby should have entered a period of starting to add complementary foods, and during this period the baby's diet is mainly based on milk and supplemented by complementary foods. If the baby shows a love for complementary foods, it is better. If the baby has no problems with complementary foods during this period, but does not like breastfeeding, this is an annoying problem.
Lack of milk generally refers to a condition in which the baby develops normally and has good vitality, but the milk intake is temporarily reduced, usually twice. The phenomenon of baby being tired of milk generally occurs after six months, and some babies even have the phenomenon of being tired of milk after about four months. And the six-month-old baby’s dislike of milk is probably caused by the baby’s dislike of milk.
In fact, it is not uncommon for babies to be tired of milk in life, and babies also have a physiological period of milk disgust, which happens to happen after the baby is six months old. Therefore, the six-month baby does not like breastfeeding, it is very likely that it is The baby’s physiological period of anti-milk is coming, because the baby is about 6-10 months old, and most of the babies are teething at this stage. As the gums are sore and itchy, babies tend to focus on nibbling on the nipple while feeding, leading to the symptoms of anorexia. In addition to the normal physiological period of anti-milk, the six-month baby may not like breastfeeding. The baby's lack of breastfeeding may also be related to his physical condition. Therefore, we generally need to analyze specific problems in detail.
Is it normal for a six-month-old baby to not like breastfeeding?
Six-month-old babies do not like breastfeeding may cause many young mothers to worry, but in fact, sometimes it is also physiological that six-month-old babies do not like breastfeeding. Therefore, it is difficult for us to directly judge from the surface whether it is normal or abnormal for a six-month baby not to love breastfeeding. So we have to look at the six-month baby’s dislike of breastfeeding, whether it’s due to the baby’s physical condition or when he is tired of breastfeeding during his menstrual period.
In fact, the baby develops normally and usually goes through two physiological periods of anti-milk, and one occurs when the baby is three to four months old, and the other usually occurs after the baby is six months old. Generally, during the period around the baby's six months, the lactase in the baby's body begins to decrease, the taste of the tongue also begins to change, and the appetite begins to change. On the other hand, babies’ hearing and vision have made breakthrough developments, which makes babies more interested in the outside world. They often go to "watching" whenever there is trouble, and they don’t think about breastfeeding anymore. Or because the baby is not used to the pacifier because of the teething, generally speaking, the baby is about 6-10 months old, and most of the babies are teething at this stage. As the gums are sore and itchy, babies tend to focus on nibbling on the nipple while feeding, leading to the symptoms of anorexia. It is normal for babies to be tired of milk caused by these aspects. And if the baby occasionally does not take milk powder for a long time, or has crying, lack of energy, etc., it is very likely that the baby has oral problems or other diseases. At this time, it is not normal to see a doctor and seek medical advice.