6 week old sleep all day

(3 Posts)
Helphelp92 Sat 07-May-16 17:08:39

Hi I've a newborn 6 weeks old but she was born 5 weeks early prem, she was kept in due to feeding, all is well now.

Alls she does though is sleep she will wake up screaming for a bottle only take between 2-4 oz then be back asleep until her next feed!!! I'm worried that this isn't normal in a first time mum and obviously worrying about everything!!! She is putting on weight and she is over her birth weight

pippistrelle Sun 08-May-16 14:33:23

Hello.

That sounds kind of normal. If she's putting on weight, she's obviously waking up enough to get the nutrition she needs. But, given that she's had a difficult start, it's quite understandable that you'd be worried. Call your Health Visitor tomorrow.

wonkylegs Sun 08-May-16 14:37:30

Sounds pretty normal but speak to your HV who can reassure you.
I have a two & 1/2 week old sleeping on my boob at the moment, everytime I think he's finished and try to move him off he opens one eye and starts sucking furiously.
Sleep, eat, poo is pretty much the routine at this point.

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