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    Quote Originally Posted by Regina Phalange View Post
    My dds were both bf on demand but we also had a flexible, child-led routine for both of them from very early on. When dd2 was a newborn, I would say that she fed 3 hourly, but it was fairly predictable feed times that ranged from about 2-4 hourly - she usually fed at 7am, 9:30, 12:30, 3:30, 6:30,9:30 & 4am. If you ARE interested in some sort of routine, you can do some things to encourage it -
    - start the day with a fees at the same time every day. So even if she fed at 5:30am, wake & feed her again at say, 7:30- or whatever works for you & your family times.
    - make every feed a good full feed, instead of on & off snacking. Keep him awake to take a full feeding at the breast. If babyhas a full feed, they tend to not want another one for a few hours.
    - do a feed play sleep or feed play feed sleep routine.

    this may not work for you, but it can help get bub into a routine if u do want to give it a go.
    Id love to start feeds off at the same time each day - that would certainly get us into a feed routine but we are lucky that we really dont need to be up at any certain time in the mornings. I let my babies sleep in, if they need it.
    we follow feed, play, feed, sleep.

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    My DD is 10 months and feeds roughly four hourly. It was three hourly up until a month ago. She's never been a baby who has screamed for her milk so she's been easy to routine feed


 

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