When do babies go through growth spurts

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When do babies go through growth spurts Growth spurts Most babies go through several growth spurts (also called frequency days) during the first 12 months. What is a growth spurt? During a growth spurt, breastfed babies nurse more often than usual (sometimes as often as every hour) and often act fussier than usual. The increase in baby’s milk intake during growth spurts is temporary. In exclusively breastfed babies, milk intake increases quickly during the first few weeks of life, then stays about the same between one and six months. As solids are gradually introduced after six months, baby’s milk intake will gradually decrease. Physical growth is not...

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When do babies have growth spurts

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When do babies have growth spurts When do babies have growth spurts What happens during a growth spurt? During a growth spurt your baby will put on weight, length and head circumference more quickly than usual. She may also hit a developmental milestone, or master a skill she’s been working on for a while. Many mums find that the most noticeable sign of a growth spurt is their baby feeding more, so look out for times when your little one seems particularly hungry. If your baby is breastfed, feeds may take longer than usual. If she’s formula-fed, she may seem as if she’s still hungry at...

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