Milk Consumption after poop

Hi mummies, let me know your thoughts… My nanny always claims that baby is hungry again after pooping and will need to feed about 60ml (a full feed will be 90ml), because baby exhibits hunger cue (but we don’t see the cue, baby is just awake that’s all). Despite feeding baby an hour ago, once poop means need to feed baby again. True? I’m doubtful because my hubs and I managed to put baby to sleep instead of feeding again. Sometimes I just feel that baby is tired and wants to sleep..not because she’s hungry. My baby is 7 weeks and is on breast milk.

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No.. never heard of such claims.. If baby wants to feed slightly earlier than actual feeding time after pooping, I can understand.. but poop = feed then no.. Even after baby poonami, I only feed maybe 30 mins-45 mins earlier if she cries and suckles my finger. Other than that, I’ll just let her play then sleep. They are not baby alive (the doll) 😰

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9mo ago

You’re right! Thanks for the advice ❤️, will definitely do more for my baby than just to feed and sleep.

For me, I’ll probably feed baby 30 mins earlier than his usual feeding interval. I realise that Nannies likes to over feed baby. For my nanny, she gives baby a lot of milk at night when baby can’t sleep. Probably wants to milk drunk him so he can sleep longer at night.

9mo ago

Yes. Because we are new parents so we can’t comment much like what is right and what is wrong. Somehow we think the nannies are right because they are more experienced.

If baby eats earlier after pooping it makes sense. But not a MUST to feed after pooping coz where got digest so fast also?? Tsk!!

9mo ago

Yea, i was also thinking how they digest so fast. To nanny, poop means entire system empty 😅 Guess the nanny just wants to put baby to sleep, so that it’s easier. Pay so much and i get such service, angry.