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    Nope - as above if she's putting on weight and otherwise fine I'd let her sleep.

    My DS is 4 weeks and I let him wake when he needs. It's usually 3-4 hours but sometimes at night he's done 5 or 6, usually because he's done lots of feeding that day.

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    General consensus - I wouldn't wake either if bub is gaining weight, plenty of wet nappies etc

    Don't let it stress you, before you know it, the routine will change and you'll be begging for these long stretches again!!

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    Nope! My dd2 was sleeping at least 7 hours a night as a newborn. I was told to wake her, but no way was I going to. Unless there are medical issues, I would let her sleep.

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    If she's putting on weight let her sleep. 5hrs is fine

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    Agreed. If she's gaining weight then I wouldn't wake her. Take the chance to get some sleep yourself If you're concerned you can try dreamfeeding between 3-4 hours but honestly if she's gaining fine I wouldn't worry about it.

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    No way. Wish my second was like that :/

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    Nooooo!!! Let her sleep. She must need it. Like others said. .. if she is putting on weight and otherwise fine let her sleep. She'll wake up if she is hungry. She's still under 6 weeks old so expectedly she'll be waking up every couple of hours at night anyways. Sleeping less during day doesn't guarantee longer stretch at night.

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    She might do a backflip and start waking more regularly so saviour this time to let her sleep and get a break urself

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    Unless she is slowly gaining weight, jaundiced or you've been told by your Doctor to feed frequently let her lead you and relax. My dd would frequently sleep for 5 hours at a time once a day, often at night, but not always. She did that from 1 week of age. I don't think that frequent waking during the day is the key to sleeping well at night. There are other ways to promote the difference between night & day.

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    I agree with everyone else.

    As long as she is feeding well, has plenty of wet nappies and is gaining weight - let her sleep.

    It will change soon enough on its own


 

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