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Our baby was full term but smaller than usual (5 lbs 6 oz, 4lbs 11 on discharge). The pediatrician advised us to feed her every 2 hours which we essentially did even through the night. (I breastfeed so this frequency also really boosted my supply.) Though most times she would ask to feed, there were times I had to wake her to feed without demand, in order to ...


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That seems normal to me. Or rather, one of the many things that can be considered normal. Many babies do feel like they nurse for hours on end, especially ones this young. It's not because there's a problem with you or with the baby, it's just what some babies do. They aren't eating meals and they aren't nursing just for food. Being close to mama and ...


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As you have asked a while ago: Hope you are better now! But as maybe more parents will check your question and the answers, I'd like to add my five cents. Ida has given an excellent list of hints, most likely your answer can be found there. Practical advice: when your baby wakes up when you put her down, you might be triggering the Moro reflex: try ...



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