Monday, October 10, 2011

Your Baby's Tummy Size

Did You Know?

1) Your milk supply is made to match the size of your baby's stomach

2) Right after borth, your baby's stomach is small- about the size of a cherry. You will make the right amount of colostrum to meet his/ her early growth needs.

3) As your baby grows bigger & gains weight, your breast make more milk to keep up with his needs.

Your Baby's Tummy Size

1- 2 days
Size of a cherry

3 days
Size of a walnut

4-6 days
Size of an apricot

2-3rd weeks
Size of an egg

Source(s): Breastfeeding Guidelines for Consultant's- Physician's Desk Reference

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