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When does evening fussiness and cluster feeding stop?

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MadrigalElectromotive Mon 05-Sep-16 12:26:40

DD is 16 weeks and is still very fussy in the evenings. She needs to be held/bf from about 6pm-10.30pm when she'll usually finally drop off. She is exclusively breastfed. I was expecting the evenings to have got easier by now. She is happy and settled in general, and a reasonable sleeper, but I find the evenings such hard work!

mrsmugoo Tue 06-Sep-16 16:16:45

DD is 14 weeks (we're in the same June antenatal group). I'd say evenings have only just started to get less fraught and earlier bedtimes are beginning. 3 weeks ago she was going down at 11. Now it's about 9. Last night was 8:30.

MadrigalElectromotive Tue 06-Sep-16 17:41:36

Ah, so perhaps the end is in sight! I was expecting cluster feeding but everyone said it would end by 3 months. hmm Hopefully she'll start going to sleep a bit earlier soon.

FurryGiraffe Tue 06-Sep-16 21:28:04

My 16 week old is still doing a shortish cluster feeding session from about 6-8.30 pm. It's only in the last week or two that it's reliably become that kind of time. It's a pain and I'd like my evenings again (DS1 spoiled me by dropping the cluster feeds and adopting a 3 month bedtime at 3 months). Fingers crossed it improves for you soon!

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