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    Default 2 week old feeding every 2 hours!

    Is it normal for a newborn wanting to feed every 2 hours? My ds will have anywhere between 60 and 90 mls per feed. I'm worried he isn't having enough sleep

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    Very, very normal. 2 hours was a long stretch for my DD when she was 2 weeks!

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    Very normal my DS fed every 2 hours for the first 5 months (breastfed) at night he would occasionally go 3-4 hours. During growth spurts he was pretty much attached all day in the early months so i would set myself Up with some good dvd box sets for those few days.
    It does eventually ease up

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    ver normal! my dd is 7 months and still feeding every 2 hours (breast fed) sometimes more sometimes less. for me it hasnt eased yet but alot do.

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    Yes, melblake, this is totally normal for bottle fed bub, and the amount of mls sounds fine, in my opinion. The time between feeds should start to stretch out soon to 2.5 hrs, then 3 hrs and so on gradually over the coming weeks and the stretches of sleep will get longer. Before you know it, the times between feeds will start to stretch out eg: my DD is now 11 weeks old and her pattern of feeding and sleeping has stretched right out over the past 10 weeks- she did it herself- I feed to demand during the day and at night- for the first 3 or so weeks, she was every 2hrs, with no awake time except to feed, then she has gradually sorted herself into 2-3hr feeding during the day and at night she sleeps through from 6pm to 630am (I feed her once at 8pm before I go to bed). She still has very little awake time- maxm 1.5 hrs. Enjoy your little one

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    my ds was the same when i fed him the bottle. i ended up going for a thicker formula to keep him content and he could go longer between feeds.


 

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