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Anybody's baby 2 months old???

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Sweet211 · 07/07/2017 10:28

Just wanted to ask if ur baby sleeps during night mine sleeps from 11pm to nearly 6am do u have to wake baby up for feed I usually wake her up

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Cheesenacho123 · 07/07/2017 10:46

Mines not 2 months but 8 months. My son didn't sleep through that long at that age. The first time he slept for over four hours (after being awake every two hours for food. He was around three months) I woke up panicking so made him a bottle and woke him to feed.

But as they get older around 4-5 months let them sleep through and start to drop the night feeds. I let him sleep at three months + in 6 hour stretches and if he woke I fed him or comforted him back to sleep.

He was very predictable with wakings and still is, I know that if he wakes now at 5am he will go back to sleep whereas if he wakes any time between 6am and 7.30am he will want a bum change and bottles right away. I hate to be the parent who says he slept through as such an age but he slept through the night 7-7 from 5 months old and at that time we also transferred him in to his own room so we didn't disturb him.

Every baby is different though so I'd go with what your instincts tell you.

Sweet211 · 07/07/2017 18:05

Thanxs so much for responding as a first time mum don't know what to expect she don't sleep much during day now it's just naps and likes sleeping on stomach

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Cheesenacho123 · 07/07/2017 19:07

I'm a first time mum too and I had no idea what to expect at first either. Yeah they come round eventually to spending more time during the day awake. My son is down to just three hour long naps a day all before 3pm and so afternoons with him just take it out of me now because he gets so tired and grumpy. I look forward to the bedtime routine

Your doing great!

FATEdestiny · 07/07/2017 19:09

Sweet211 - as long as your baby is gaining weight well and maintaining a line, let baby sleep Smile

FATEdestiny · 07/07/2017 19:10

By line I mean centile line, on the weight charts.

Bluefrog26 · 07/07/2017 20:01

Both of mine slept through very early. Health visitor told me to wake her up after four hours so I did. Once. Ended up with a very irritated,tired and confused baby. Never did it again.

Enjoy it while it lasts! But don't mention it at playgroup to sleep deprived parents!Wink

Emma2803 · 07/07/2017 22:07

My motto is NEVER wake a sleeping baby!!! Especially at night, if they are hungry they will wake. (unless they are teeny tiny and dropping centiles)
My ds was sleeping from his 10:30 feed to about 5amfrom six weeks and this had stretched to 7am by nine weeks. He was taking 5x6oz bottles between 7am and 10:30pm. Increased to 5x7oz at 11 weeks.

Babies go from constant sleeping to taking a few shorter naps with more awake time after a few months. This is totally normal and can take a while for them to learn how to sleep more than one sleep cycle. I found reading up on the 90 minute sleep cycle very helpful for understanding early sleep patterns.
I've only this past few weeks started limiting his nap length and he is 27 months.

fruityb · 07/07/2017 22:16

My Ds was sleeping 9-7 at 9 weeks old. This continued till he was about 16 weeks when we had a wobbly few weeks when he was poorly but since then he's been a fab sleeper. I never ever woke him up.

harleysmammy · 07/07/2017 22:46

My son is 10 weeks and he wakes up once in the night, if he's really really tired, he'll sleep through. I was told by my midwife and doctor that if they're gaining weight well, don't wake them in the night as they'll never know the difference between day and night if you wake them up in the night.

Sweet211 · 07/07/2017 22:56

Thanxs ladies sometimes I wake her up if it's Over 5 hours but She's started sleeping more starting frm this week she use to be awake more at night!! Use to go sleep 4am she was born at 2am

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