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my 2 month old wakes up 4 times a night to feed

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3 years ago
how can i get my baby to sleep longer during the night, and wake up once every 4 hours versus every 2??? he is 2 months old, and the sleep deprivation is getting to me

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3 years ago
how much is he eating when he akes up every 2 hrs to eat? if hes only eating like 1oz then let him cry it out . he will eventually not wake up for that feeding. thats what my doc told my because my daughter kinda did he same thing. now she sleepfs from like 10p-6a but if hes eating 2oz or more then hes hungry thats y he wakes up. iwould ask ur doc what his suggestion is anyway
3 years ago
that's perfectly normal for a 2 month old. i know that sleep deprivation is an evil thing, that we must go through. however, it's all part of being a mommy! get used to it sweetie, most babies don't sleep through the night until 4-6 months.
3 years ago
DO NOT LET A 2 MONTH OLD CRY IT OUT! I encourage you to speak to your baby's doctor and do your own research on this, but it's perfectly normal for a 2 month old to wake for feedings at night, yes even every 2 hours. Newborns need to be fed every 2 hours if they are breastfed (which is the absolute best way to feed your baby). Formula fed babies may go longer, but it's not worth it to give up on breastfeeding which is soooo beneficial for the sake of sleep even though I know it can be rough. It's just part of being a mom. Around 3 months old, your baby may start to sleep for 4-6 hours a night until sleeping through the night. You should never sleep train a baby (cry it out) as a newborn. You need to feed them on demand. 

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