Everett Clinic Mill Creek Clinic pediatrician Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson contributed to an article at Momtastic Parenting, "What Is Cluster Feeding? | Causes & Why You Shouldn't Worry," with Dr. David L. Hill, a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
“Cluster feeding is typically used to describe a change in feeding habits by a newborn or young infant when they shift from feeding every two to three hours, to feeding every hour or feeding in spurts for a day or so or even longer,” says Dr. Swanson.
The articles lists causes of cluster feeding and offers six tips for coping.
Read the article. Get more parenting help in Dr. Swanson's book Mama Doc Medicine: Finding Calm and Confidence in Parenting, Child Health, and Work-Life Balance and in our Parent's Guide.