We are quickly approaching the time of year where everyone seems to be getting sick. We can do our best to keep our little ones safe and healthy, but it is almost inevitable that they will catch a cold at some point.
Having a congested baby can be stressful. You may be worried that they aren’t eating as well when they are sick, but do not fret! This is completely normal. Especially if your baby has a sore throat along with congestion, you may see they do not eat as much while they nurse. While your feeding sessions may be shorter, try feeding your baby more frequently in order to get their volume in. Weight gain may not be great during the time they are sick, but should begin to increase once they are feeling better.
Here are some of our tips for feeding your baby!