Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Sara | 2010/09/07

Q.

Newborn sleeping

My nearly 5 week old baby sleeps through the night (approx 9:30pm to 5am, after a feed that starts at 8pm). I wake her in the morning to feed her (I am breastfeeding exclusively) and I feed her every 2 - 3 hours during the day. Is it okay for her to be sleeping so long at night?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

As long as your baby is content and is gaining weight she is doing well and you do not need to be worried.

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