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my baby skiped his feeding @ five 0clk, should i offer him some thing to eat ?

we took a late nap and he missed dinner. he ate from my breast,and i am wondering if i should offer him something lite like fruit. his bedtime is eight ock, any suggestions?? oh, he is 1o 1/2 months old

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mika0101

Asked by mika0101 at 7:27 PM on Feb. 8, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Is he sleeping?

    I'm just a firm believer in the old adage "Never wake a sleeping baby'. LOL

    A lot of women believe, however, this will throw off the baby's next feeding time (though I never had any problems). If he seems content, I'd just let him sleep (or whatever it is he's doing). When he gets hungry, he'll let you know.
    .Peaches.

    Answer by .Peaches. at 7:29 PM on Feb. 8, 2009

  • 1 and a half months or a year and 1/2 months... if a month and a half NEVER give fruit. only breastmilk or formula... you should only start fruit when the baby sits up with support. And as for offering him more.. you can, but if he's not hungry don't force him
    alinker

    Answer by alinker at 7:33 PM on Feb. 8, 2009

  • he's 10 1/2 months old and i agree with peaches never wake a sleeping baby a few pedi's told me the same only the nurses in the hospital always tell you to wake them
    Have3Girls114

    Answer by Have3Girls114 at 7:38 PM on Feb. 8, 2009

  • Ok, wait...is he 10 months of 1 1/2 months?

    I'm confuzzled lol
    .Peaches.

    Answer by .Peaches. at 7:39 PM on Feb. 8, 2009

  • yeah i think she accidently typed o when she meant to type 0 so 10 1/2 months obviously no one feed a 1 month old
    Have3Girls114

    Answer by Have3Girls114 at 7:41 PM on Feb. 8, 2009

  • Well...you never know. LOL

    Ok, I think I'll delete my second answer now. *blushes*
    .Peaches.

    Answer by .Peaches. at 7:42 PM on Feb. 8, 2009

  • I never believed in scheduled feedings unless you are dealing with a sickly or preemie. Babies ( people in general) will tell you if they are hungry. Some kids will eat if you put the food up to their mouths even if they aren't hungry. You be the judge.
    Godswk

    Answer by Godswk at 8:52 PM on Feb. 8, 2009

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