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Hooray hooray!! (hope this lasts!|)

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mamakim Tue 16-Jun-09 22:27:42

Well.. it's been 3 hours since dd last fed!

She's 6 weeks and has cluster fed every evening between 5.30 and 11.30 but today 5.30, 7.30 and she's still asleep (on me admittedly)

Hopefully this is the cluster ending - and not that she's just moved it to 11.30 to 4.30am!!

moondog Tue 16-Jun-09 22:51:48

Blessed relief!
Enjoy the (short lived) peace.

wastingmyeducation Tue 16-Jun-09 23:03:54

Make the most of it and get some sleep!

mamakim Tue 16-Jun-09 23:06:47

I would have done but i was expecting her to want a feed constantly!

She's feeding now, please please do not have shifted your cluster feeding period to the middle of the night.

mrsflux Wed 17-Jun-09 08:52:13

we had similar problem at that stage! it's exhausting!!!

he managed a few evenings like that between 3-6 weeks but by 7 weeks he had started to grow out of them and was sleeping much better!

fingers crossed!!!

charx Wed 17-Jun-09 08:54:37

Sorry for my ignorance - but what is cluster feeding?

mrsflux Wed 17-Jun-09 11:38:59

cluster feeding is feeding lots over a relatively short space of time - usually in the evening to top them up for the night.
my DS would feed for 20 mins every hour between 4 and 10. i'm so glad he doesn't do that anymore!

charx Wed 17-Jun-09 14:17:31

oh thank you mrsFlux. That's exactly what my DD is doing and why I have no time - so much so that I'm still in my PJs!

mamakim Wed 17-Jun-09 15:18:45

My dd would feed for an hour, stop for 10 mins then feed again, this went on for 4 hours every night!

I don't understand where all that milk could possibly go! even when dh gave here 4oz of ebm she's immediatly be back on the boob for more.

I wouldn't mind if she was tanking up for the night but she'd be up at 2am for a feed.

mamakim Wed 17-Jun-09 23:14:42

well last night was a fluke and she's clustered more than ever tonight!

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