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6 weeks old has slept most of the day.

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Divvy Tue 09-Sep-08 19:18:43

which is why I have been on here alot today...but..

He slept 9 hours last night, and has only woke up today for feeds...growth spurt?

Oh well, I bet I pay for it later....

FiveGoMadInDorset Tue 09-Sep-08 20:41:00

Wow lucky you, not to sure about growth spurt, DS was good at this stage, went downhill abit and is now sleeping through the night has done since 10 and half weeks, so hopefully you have got a good one. As long as you are happy and that he is doing lots of wet nappies.

Reginaphilangy Tue 09-Sep-08 20:43:24

Thats great! Make the most of it smile

Oh, and it doesn't necessarily follow that he'll be up all night now, with my dc's it was always a case of 'the more sleep they had, the more sleep they wanted!'

FiveGoMadInDorset Tue 09-Sep-08 20:59:01

Oh Yes, DD slept all hours she could, at 2 and a half will still sleep for 3 hours in the afternoon and have 12 hours at night.

windyweather Tue 09-Sep-08 21:05:59

Make, my dd same when she was little, I think she slept 20 hours a day until she was about 4 months. (lazy mo, and stil is)
Five, my dd the same at that age. now 7 and stil sleeps good.

Divvy Wed 10-Sep-08 08:34:15

He slept for 9 hours again! shock

Do you think it could affect my milk supply? hmm

Dont really want to wake him up to feed if he is settled at night.

FiveGoMadInDorset Wed 10-Sep-08 08:36:31

Might be worth posting a thread on breast and bottle feeding, you should get some advice from there, Tiktok is good.

Thankyouandgoodnight Wed 10-Sep-08 08:58:44

Milk is produced on demand, so if they suck they get milk. Your breasts will slow the milk being released in advance of a feed at night if there aren't any night feeds / less wanted at night if he keeps sleeping big chunks BUT if he starts to wake up wanting it, it will come in as he starts to suck, so you will always have enough. It's a cool system!
Sorry for bad english hope it makes sense!

Divvy Wed 10-Sep-08 09:22:33

Thanks, I was wondering as I expected to be engorged to bursting, but I just feel full in the morning.

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