Jan 15, When exclusively nursing a young baby, it is very common to feel hungry much of the It is not necessary to force fluids; drinking to satisfy thirst is sufficient for Breastfeeding mothers are sometimes warned that “Only water. May 4, I have never been hungrier or thirstier in my life than when I was breastfeeding. Whenever my newborn woke in the middle of the night, I'd feed. Jul 22, I have heard many times that the more water you drink, the more breastmilk you make. This is not necessarily true. Although drinking enough.