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my three week almost four week old went five hours without eating... is this bad?... i fed her at like 12:30 and she slept until five or so... ???

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 5:19 PM on Apr. 24, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Good lord...she's fine
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:20 PM on Apr. 24, 2009

  • It's not bad, babies know when they are hungry. Trust me if she was hungry she would have woken up!
    AnnHenderson

    Answer by AnnHenderson at 5:21 PM on Apr. 24, 2009

  • Feed on demand. She has to sleep, too. She may be in a growth spurt.

    She's fine. Enjoy the 5 hours straight! lol
    TiccledBlue

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 5:21 PM on Apr. 24, 2009

  • Don't worry! They eat when they're hungry and newborns sleep a lot. It's okay if they miss a meal. It must have been nice to have her sleep so long! =)
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:21 PM on Apr. 24, 2009

  • I was told to wake her up at least every 4 hours. This way you can ensure a child this young is getting proper nutrients.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:23 PM on Apr. 24, 2009

  • Enjoy it!!!
    jmpeskie

    Answer by jmpeskie at 5:31 PM on Apr. 24, 2009

  • lucky! both my babies did that.... now I'd kill for 5 solid hours! if you are uncomfortable get a hand pump to realieve engorgment! =)
    DON'T wake her to nurse! She'll let you know when she's hungry! follow her lead! =)
    NoahsMomma418

    Answer by NoahsMomma418 at 6:38 PM on Apr. 24, 2009

  • This was a gift, it is too bad that you didn't recognize it. My daughter was 8 month old before she slept 6 solid hours.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 6:56 PM on Apr. 24, 2009

  • ITS FINE, GOD SOME PEOPLE
    jbirchard

    Answer by jbirchard at 7:01 PM on Apr. 24, 2009

  • NEVER WAKE A SLEEPING BABY! =)
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:19 PM on Apr. 24, 2009

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