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When to stop waking baby for night feeds?

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lemondrizzlecake448 Wed 12-Dec-18 07:29:22

DS is 3 weeks old and has been EBF from birth. After initially losing more than 10% of his birth weight, he has now regained and exceeded this, and the jaundice that he had has cleared.

I've been setting my alarm every 3 hours overnight for feeds - sometimes he wakes before it goes off, but other times I need to wake him. I'd love to get more than a 3 hour stretch of sleep, but is it too early to move to on demand feeding overnight?

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CountessVonBoobs Wed 12-Dec-18 07:30:47

If baby has now regained birth weight and is alert and feeding well, I think you're fine.

mindutopia Wed 12-Dec-18 12:27:36

Once he's back to birth weight and seems to be continuing to gain weight, you're fine to let him feed on demand as pp said.

lemondrizzlecake448 Wed 12-Dec-18 12:32:29

Brilliant - thanks for your replies

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BertieBotts Wed 12-Dec-18 12:36:17

Yep, defo stop waking now smile

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