Q&A: Eating Less With Sitter?

Is it normal for my baby to take less milk when she's with the sitter than when she's with me?
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By Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA, Lactation Specialist
Updated March 2, 2017
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Yep. Some (but not all) babies prefer to “hold out” for mama, drinking a little less when you aren’t around. As long as her weight gain and temperament are okay, this really isn’t a big deal. She’ll make up for it with extra (or extra-long) feedings when she’s back in your arms.

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