Breastfeeding and Burping Your Child

 

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Feeding positions to help prevent infant gas

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Burping is also helpful if you have a sleepy baby. If your newborn falls asleep at the breast, burping may help to wake them up and keep them breastfeeding a little longer. If your baby is breastfeeding well and actively sucking, you don’t need to stop for a burp.

Wait until they stop nursing on their own, and then burp them. What’s the best position to burp my baby? Over your shoulder. With your baby’s chin resting on your shoulder, support the head and shoulder area with one hand, Sitting on your lap.

Sit your baby on your lap facing away from you. Place the palm. If your baby spits up a lot, you should burp your baby more often during a feed. Babies that are breastfed swallow less air than bottle-fed babies, since they can control the rhythm of breastfeeding and have coordinated breathing and swallowing. Some breastfed babies do not need burping at all.

2. Offer your baby a chance to burp each time. My general rule was: even if a baby won’t burp after breastfeeding, I would at least give him a chance to try. After every feeding session, give your baby a chance to burp in case he needs to. This doesn’t mean you keep him upright until you finally hear that burp.

If your baby tends to be gassy, spits a lot, has gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), or seems fussy during feeding, try burping your baby every ounce during bottle-feeding or every 5 minutes during breastfeeding. If your baby doesn’t burp after a few minutes, change the baby’s position and try burping for another few minutes before feeding again. If you’re breastfeeding, burp your baby when you switch breasts during the feeding. If you’re bottle feeding, burp your baby after each ounce (30 mL) or two (60 mL) of fluid. Whether breast or bottle feeding, be sure to burp your baby when he’s finished eating.

How to burp a sleeping baby Burp between changing sides, or mid-bottle. A sleepy baby may enjoy their feeding so much that they overeat and don’t Hold on your shoulder. If you feed your baby in a semi-upright position, you can gently move them all the way upright Hold lower on your chest.

It’s recommended that newborn babies be burped between breasts if breastfeeding and every 2 to 3 ounces if bottle feeding. However, burping may need to happen more or less frequently depending on. Burping A Baby After Breastfeeding Babies who breastfeed may not need to be burped as often as those babies who are bottle-fed.

However, the chances of swallowing air in are not negligible even in breastfed babies, so you will need to follow the baby’s cues. The ideal time to burp a newborn is while they are feeding or immediately after to help them expel excess gas. For a mom who is breastfeeding, burp your little one while changing breasts.

For bottle-fed babies, burp the baby after they have taken 60ml of formula or milk.

List of related literature:

When breastfeeding your baby, try burping him after he’s done nursing at each breast.

“Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn: The Complete Guide” by Janet Walley, Penny Simkin, Ann Keppler, Janelle Durham, April Bolding
from Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn: The Complete Guide
by Janet Walley, Penny Simkin, et. al.
Meadowbrook, 2016

If breastfeeding, try burping your baby after he’s done nursing at each breast.

“Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn: The Complete Guide” by Penny Simkin, Janet Whalley, Ann Keppler, Janelle Durham, April Bolding
from Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn: The Complete Guide
by Penny Simkin, Janet Whalley, et. al.
Hachette Books, 2018

Burp the baby after every 15 to 30 mL of formula—YES, babies with a cleft lip tend to ingest more air since the suction around the nipple is not tight; therefore, additional burping is needed.

“Pediatric Nursing Test Success: An Unfolding Case Study Review” by Susan Parnell Scholtz, PhD, RN, Vicki Martin, MSN, RN, Frances H. Cornelius, PhD, MSN, RN-BC, CNE, Ruth A. Wittmann-Price, PhD, CNS, RN, CNE
from Pediatric Nursing Test Success: An Unfolding Case Study Review
by Susan Parnell Scholtz, PhD, RN, Vicki Martin, MSN, RN, et. al.
Springer Publishing Company, 2014

During and after the feeding, the infant should be burped to release gas in the stomach, just as the breastfed infant should be burped (Figure 12-5).

“Nutrition & Diet Therapy” by Ruth A. Roth
from Nutrition & Diet Therapy
by Ruth A. Roth
Cengage Learning, 2013

If you are breastfeeding and your baby is comfort sucking or you have run out of milk you will not get a burp out.

“7pm to 7am Sleeping Baby Routine: The no-cry plan to help your baby sleep through the night” by Charmian Mead
from 7pm to 7am Sleeping Baby Routine: The no-cry plan to help your baby sleep through the night
by Charmian Mead
Ebury Publishing, 2018

This practice not only helps your baby feel better (because gas doesn’t build up), but it also reduces the chance of your baby burping up the food.

“Parenting For Dummies” by Sandra Hardin Gookin, Dan Gookin, May Jo Shaw, Tim Cavell
from Parenting For Dummies
by Sandra Hardin Gookin, Dan Gookin, et. al.
Wiley, 2011

After breastfeeding is established, the mother should continue feeding on the first side as long as the infant nurses vigorously, then burp the baby, and then continue on the other breast.

“Pediatric Nursing: An Introductory Text” by Debra L. Price, Julie F. Gwin
from Pediatric Nursing: An Introductory Text
by Debra L. Price, Julie F. Gwin
Elsevier Saunders, 2008

Burping often lessens gastric distention and increases the likelihood the infant will retain the feeding.

“NCLEX-PN Q&A Plus! Made Incredibly Easy!” by Leigh W. Moore
from NCLEX-PN Q&A Plus! Made Incredibly Easy!
by Leigh W. Moore
Wolters Kluwer Health, 2017

Often massaging baby’s back will bring up burps more gently.

“All-new Hints from Heloise: A Household Guide for the '90s” by Heloise
from All-new Hints from Heloise: A Household Guide for the ’90s
by Heloise
Perigee Books, 1989

You can also burp baby, then hold her upright for about 30 minutes after she eats.

“Your Baby's First Year Week by Week” by Glade B. Curtis, Judith Schuler
from Your Baby’s First Year Week by Week
by Glade B. Curtis, Judith Schuler
Hachette Books, 2010

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  • My baby is almost 3 weeks old and is uncomfortable at night time and will kick legs and arms while grunting and seems so uncomfortable. I assume it’s gas, but I’m not sure. He just seems super uncomfortable on his back until I put him on his tummy on my chest. He will then settle and quickly fall asleep on me. Any suggestions?!

  • 4th time muma!!!! I learned….i forgot, i had our full moon baby, Luna, yesterday. Im here to see how to burp this stubnorn burper. I used your J breathing technique and it really helped. It helped so much I didn’t realize how close I was to delivering and the midwife made it when she was half out….it was a 5min drive for the midwife. Thank you. Between you and one other lady on YouTube this delivery was suuuper with very limited “intense” time. Thank You!! ������

  • “babies magic tea” for babies is the best remedy to cure newborn baby’s tummy issues. its herbal ingredients do really fine to soothe the unsettled tummy and make them sleep through the night

  • Hi Bridget, thankyou for the rich and helpful content that you provide. I am new to YouTube having set up about 6 weeks ago. I’m a doula and family specialist in the uk. I have featured you in my channel. I have such a long way to go before your amazing success. Well done…your content is well needed for mums or as you guys say in America moms or mamas xx

  • Omg!!!! Great timing!!! My baby is 3 weeks old and grunts a lot which i believe is due to gas. She does burp up most times but, there are times where she doesn’t…