My baby girl is 15 days old and this is her eating "schedule" (as much of a schedule that a newborn can have at least) so far! I prefer what I've been doing to what I did when my son was a newborn, but they are two different babies, so this wouldn't have worked with my son like it does with her. She gets sleepy when she nurses and I noticed that she gets longer stretches of sleep when I nurse her on one side, then wait a while to nurse her on the other side. If I try to do it one after the other she usually won't be awake enough to eat or won't want to.
During the day:
Sleep for 3hrs at a time, sometimes 4hrs
Nurse on one side for about 20mins
Have 30-45mins of awake time
Nurse on other side for 10-20mins, she falls asleep when she's done
The only thing that's different is she might have a longer stretch of sleep in between feedings. The longest she's gone is 5hrs a couple times, it's more often 4hrs.
Answer by des11987 at 8:36 PM on May. 28, 2011
Answer by kristianmommy at 4:01 PM on May. 29, 2011
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