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    Default Do I wake her?

    My 4 week old DD has been unsettled all day and after a good stretch of sleep in the morning and a few 20min (if that!) cat naps during the day she settled around 4:30pm. It is now 8ish... Would you wake her for a feed? Or let her sleep and wake when she wants too?

    Probably silly question!

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    I would let her sleep

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    Thank you!! Should I express now while she sleeps?

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    I would let her sleep and I would go to bed too! I wouldn't express.

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    Only reason I ask is because she tends to gulp if it goes to fast! If I let some go it may not be to fast for her maybe?

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    Sleep!!!
    I wouldn't express now. She may wake at any moment. I'd express after the next feed if she doesn't drain both.

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    Thank you everyone! Off to bed now!

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    I'd let her sleep too. And as others have suggested, I'd feed her and then express after.

    Put your feet up, have a nap or a cuppa and relax! I loved when my newborn DD did big sleeps

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    i would wake her. 4 hours is a long time to go without eating. I would wake and feed. I also wouldn't express because your suply could still be adjusting.

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    Unless she is underweight, jaundice or not well, I would let her sleep - a well baby will not sleep through hunger. My bet is she wakes just as you get comfortable


 

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