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How long can a 1 month go with out eating

he hasn't ate in about 5 hours , he isn't sleeping either and the last time he did eat he only ate 1oz

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worriedmom1030

Asked by worriedmom1030 at 7:05 PM on Dec. 2, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • A one month old should be eating every couple of hours. At least mine did. I would be concerned that my baby is sick. You don't want your baby to become dehydrated.
    CafeMochaMom1

    Answer by CafeMochaMom1 at 7:08 PM on Dec. 2, 2010

  • At that age your baby should be going no more than 4 hours between feedings and drinking 4-6oz per feeding.
    405mom

    Answer by 405mom at 7:13 PM on Dec. 2, 2010

  • Mine were breastfed but never went longer than 3 hours while sleeping. Formula fed I think is longer but should have had more than 1oz. I would contact your doc ASAP and watch baby for dehydration. How many wet diapers has he had? I would call the doctor for sure.
    khedy

    Answer by khedy at 11:39 PM on Dec. 2, 2010

  • I would make sure 2 call n to her DR first thing n the morn to c when u can get her n quickly. Even if it's not her regular DR. Somethings going on with him & he needs med attention on this. My son had trouble at 1st, but changed his formula. Ck with his nutritionist if ur on WIC about that as well. I really hope she gets better. Let us know how she's doing or what the DR says please.
    amy197

    Answer by amy197 at 12:22 AM on Dec. 3, 2010

  • Like every 4-6 hours. The baby might have colic..when my son was a baby I had the same problem...it was colic
    tracylyn245

    Answer by tracylyn245 at 12:32 AM on Dec. 3, 2010

  • I think it's time to get in touch with the Pediatrician, there could be something wrong. Newborns are suppose to be eating atleast every 3-4 hours.

    Sillylins

    Answer by Sillylins at 1:42 PM on Dec. 3, 2010

  • thanks for all your answers I took him to the doctor today and he said to just keep an eye on him , he said he has colic . He has been eating better today
    worriedmom1030

    Comment by worriedmom1030 (original poster) at 7:29 PM on Dec. 3, 2010

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