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    Default Feeding to sleep not working here

    Hi,
    I have a 4 week old DS (2nd child) that feeds 2hrly around the clock. He has unsettled nights which we had last night. He won't take a dummy and the only thing that stops him crying through the night is feeding him and I do it in the effort to help comfort him and put him back to sleep. Yet all it does is creates a horrible cycle of a windy baby and then he can't sleep. Driving me mad. What else can I do? I am barely getting sleep in between the 2 hourly feeds and the others to settle him. I am bed sharing with him to get some rest.
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    In sorry you are having a hard time and I know what it's like. My bub fed to sleep for almost 10 months and it was a horrible cycle of her waking and freaking out (not wind) but I have to say, at just 4 weeks old that is pretty normal?

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    Google block feeding, it helped both my babies when they were new borns. Basically it involves feeding from only one side within a set time period. So let bub feed on demand, but only from one side within a certain time frame (say, 3 hours) and then only from the other side for the next 3 hours.
    I found that with each of the growth spurts my supply would go a bit haywire and this helped settle everything down again.

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    That's great. Thanks ladies!


 

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