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What is 'fast' in your book and what is 'hungry more frequently'? My baby was a fast drinker from the start (and also a spitter). It took him only 5-8min for both breasts where others were nursing 30min. He was hungry again after 2 hours which isn't uncommon. Most mothers among my friends had a nursing interval of two hours and maximum four hours at night no ...


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By making himself sick do you mean he's spitting up? That's fairly common among newborns, for a variety of reasons. I'll mention a few here, although it's definitely something worth talking about with your pediatrician at your next check-up to make sure there's no acid reflux or other reason he might be spitting up more than normal, and to make sure he's ...


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No. Our second and third were going through the night from around six weeks. You only need to wake them if they are in the stage of getting back to their birth weight. Other than that, I don't believe you need to. Some rudimentary research also reveals that if the baby is gaining weight properly and healthy, you don't need to wake them up to feed them. ...


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Unless your child is unusually small or has a special medical condition, there is no need to wake your child for feedings at night. And if your child was one of these rare special cases, your pediatrician would have told you so by now. From a mother of two: Enjoy the opportunity to sleep and be happy for as long as this lasts. You might be lucky and your ...


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Our breastfed baby had the same pattern - a marked decrease in number of bowel movements, although not as extreme as once per week, but more like every 2 or 3 days. Their digestive systems developing rapidly at this age to get ready for solids. La Leche League also makes note of this pattern: It is also normal for a breastfed baby older than six weeks ...



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