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This a very common concern I hear from mothers. When they breastfeed their infant he seems to be done eating and he falls asleep. They burp him and put him down and he wakes right back up and wants to eat again.This can be very frustrating for parents, it makes a mother feel as if she does not have enough milk and it makes it difficult to get rest. I have found in my work with mothers that for an infant breastfeeding can be a lot of work.Therefore it is very common for infants to get tired and take rest breaks during a feed. This can really give the appearance that the baby is done eating on that side, he is sleeping, or he doesn’t want to eat right now, especially if you hold him in your arms. I call it playing Possum. They look sleep but there not! I would recommend that when the baby stops sucking, but is still latched and you keep talking to him and trying to get him to eat, let him rest for a moment. You may find a couple of moments later he will start sucking again. If he appears to be done and sleeping lay him down next to you (not in your arms). He will probably rest for a few moments and wake back up. When he does I would put him back to the same breast for a while to make sure he finishes that side before switching. Also when switching breast, I would allow a few moments in between breast so he can wake up and be ready to eat. Otherwise if you switch right from one breast to the other you will get a sleepy baby who latches and stops eating right away. If you let him rest a few minutes and wake he will latch and eat better from the second breast. If you have to hold him to keep him from waking, he is not sleep. If he still seems hungry go ahead and latch him back on. Remember that some days he will eat more than others. The best way to increase your milk supply is to empty the breast. If you feel you are not making enough milk pump to empty after breastfeeding. If you get an ounce or two more out you know the baby could have eaten more. If you do not get more out pump for a few minutes anyway to send a message to your body to increase your supply. And call me!