Originally Posted by Friendlee
When/If you nurse the baby down, I'm assuming you skip the burping? Although dd will sleep a little longer if I nurse her down, she often awakes very upset and uncomfortable in a puddle of spit-up which she smears all over her face, clothing and sheets.
I have the same problem... part of my ds issues with the whole 20 min nap thing was he was waking up to burp or spit up. So during the day I try to nurse him and then keep him awake for 15 min or so.... in the afternoons I nurse him to sleep and hold him and without a doubt he will wake up crying 15 min later and spit up... he will often then go back to sleep.
At night time I unlatch and burp him 2-3 times and then put him back to the breast.. by the third time he is basically sucking on an empty breast and often doesn't need to burp after that. I do try... somestimes he wakes up to burp though and other times he doesn't. I