When you're a new mom, everything is, well, new. You probably have a laundry list of worries on your mind and wondering if your baby is getting enough milk is top on your list. If you're breastfeeding, it's hard to gauge the exact amount of milk your baby is getting, but there are some signs that your baby isn't getting enough milk to be on the lookout for, especially in those first few weeks.
If you do notice any of these signs, it's best to call your doctor or lactation consultant so that they can help you get the problem cleared up right away. Obviously, it's of the utmost importance that your child gets enough milk. You don't need to loose the few precious hours of sleep you do have worrying about it, though. If you're keeping an eye on your baby's growth and the other signs of a healthy, breastfed baby, you will be able to tell if there is something wrong with your supply or your baby's latch.
Though the newness of a baby can be overwhelming, don't spend your day's fretting about what may be wrong. Instead, look for sure signs, ask for help, and enjoy your tiny bundle, because, yes, they do grow up too fast.