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scaryfairy28 Wed 25-May-11 06:19:16

dd just woke up for night 5 at 530 having not fed since 1130, I had to wake her up to feed, is this normal? She did feed 14times yesterday during the day.

TanteRose Wed 25-May-11 06:36:43

night 5 meaning she is 5 days old?
yeah, my DS slept for 5 or 6 hours in row on day 3 or 4...didn't last!

don't let her get dehydrated, but apart from that, enjoy any sleep you can get grin

scaryfairy28 Wed 25-May-11 06:43:02

Sorry should have said night feed shes 11 days today.

TanteRose Wed 25-May-11 06:52:30

right...still say it won't last!
as long as she has plenty of wet/dirty nappies and is gaining weight (even just a little bit) she will be fine!

JiltedJohnsJulie Wed 25-May-11 16:20:39

Like others have said, as long as she is bright and alert at times and is giving you plenty of wet and dirty nappies she should be fine.

How has she been today?

scaryfairy28 Wed 25-May-11 16:58:22

Thanks ladies, she's been great today awake for a full 2 hours this morning, just when she had visitors to see her!!

JiltedJohnsJulie Wed 25-May-11 16:59:11

Thats lovely scary smile

scaryfairy28 Thu 09-Jun-11 18:17:17

Sure enough didn't last! Now up every 2 hours!

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