Breastfeeding Guesswork

Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Health and Nutrition- Children and other Mom topics.

How do I know if my baby is getting enough breastmilk?

Breastfeeding Guesswork

It is true that you cannot measure, accurately, the volume of milk consumed by your breastfed baby. You can guage your results by the other end, however. Expect 6 - 8 wet diapers daily . This means that the volume has been sufficient. Bowel movements can range from 2 - 5 daily. This proves that the calories consumed have been sufficient.



Nobody has commented on this tip yet. Be the first.


URL: (optional)


Not finding the advice and tips you need on this Mom Tip Site? Request a Tip Now!

Guru Spotlight
Heidi Splete