my 7mth old ds sleeps from 7pm wakes about 3am(used to be 4.30) then 6.30/7am. Should I see if he can sleep through that first wakening without feeding him(still breast feeding) or will he just grow out of it and i should just go with the flow? It's a long period he sleeps for but don't want to be still getting up feeding during the night when I return to work
Know that you don't want to be waking up, but think that one waking in the night for a 7 month old is really good little, which ever way you are feeding.
Some things you could try though are expressing or collecting your milk and topping up after the bedtime feed or offering the ebm as a dreamfeed at about 11pm (whatever time suits you really). Alternatively could you express and get someone else to offer a bottle at the 3am feed so that you can sleep through, even if its only some nights of the week. Could you pop him in your bed when he wakes so that you can feed lying down and drift back off?