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how many times does your 3 month old wake up at night

Heidy is 3 1/2 month and she wakes up 2-3 xs at night.Starting at 9pm to 7am.I'm trying not to pick her up at nigh when she wakes up.She like to sleep with the white noise music on.Latly at night she has not been drinking the 4 oz that she would drink it has been 2 or 3 oz she will drink.
I just wanted to know what other 3 month old babies were soing at night.

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Asked by Mamato2angels at 9:57 AM on Dec. 16, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Both of mine were sleeping 11-12 hours at 3 months old. My second started waking up 2-3 times again at 6 months, though. If yours is hungry at night, then by all means feed her. If it seems like she just wants to suck, you could try offering her a pacifier instead (that's what did it for my first). Or let her cry if you're comfortable with that. But babies work on their own time table; what works for one baby might not work for another, and vice versa. The most important thing at this age is to make sure your baby's taken care of; feed her if she's hungry (no matter the time), warm her up if she's cold, change her if she's wet, etc.

    Answer by DragonRiderMD at 10:18 AM on Dec. 16, 2009

  • My 4 1/2 month old still wakes up 2 times between 9-7. Good luck! I wish mine would sleep thru the night.

    Answer by eab001 at 10:37 AM on Dec. 16, 2009

  • Mine sleeps all night long, she has since she was about 4 weeks! Both my girls are great sleepers!

    Answer by ali_1107 at 10:45 AM on Dec. 16, 2009

  • She may be hungry; co-sleeping may make all of you sleep better.

    When my daughter was a baby, several people told us that the smarter the child, the less they sleep. I don't know if this is true, but she is pretty darn smart.

    Answer by rkoloms at 10:53 AM on Dec. 16, 2009

  • My daughter is 4 months now, about a month ago she would go to bed between 9-11 PM and then wake up after 4-6 hours. I would change her diaper, feed her (breastfeed, so I can't tell you how much) and then back to bed. After that long stretch of 4-6 hours then she would wake up every 1.5-2 hours to eat again. Now that she is 4 months, her long stretch is now 6-8 hours with more nights being 7 or 8 rather than 6. After changing and feeding then she goes back to bed for another 2-3 hours. Sometimes she will wake up after the long stretch and I give her her pacifier back and she sleeps until my husband gets up for work.

    Answer by Christina807 at 11:10 AM on Dec. 16, 2009

  • Man I wish my son had been only getting up 2 or 3 times at 3 1/2 months .. lol .. He got up every 2 - 3 hours til he was 6 months old.

    I think your LO is hungry. 2 - 3 oz intake is a good bit of calories she probably still needs them. My baby book says babies often don't sleep through the night reliably til they're 12 - 24 months and they shouldn't because deep sleeping is a big SIDS risk factor.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:13 AM on Dec. 16, 2009

  • By 3 months all 4 of mine were sleeping at least 8 hours/night.

    Answer by missanc at 1:32 PM on Dec. 16, 2009

  • That sounds about normal to me. I consider 12 weeks to be just out of "newborn" stage, borderline even.

    Answer by Krysta622 at 1:35 PM on Dec. 16, 2009

  • Dd goes to bed between 7 and 7:30 wakes up around 2 then is every 2 hours til 9. She's 4 months old.

    Answer by mom06and09 at 1:37 PM on Dec. 16, 2009

  • My daugther sleep through the night since she was about 5 weeks old from 8pm-7-9am really good sleeper!make sure to give her enough milk before bed so she dont have to wake up at night.My girl now is 5.5 months old.

    Answer by dianaNbryanMami at 2:16 PM on Dec. 16, 2009

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