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A 24-year-old female asked:

At night times my 12 weeks old infant will not wake up to breast feed, 5 hours gap ll b there for last breastfeed. any problem to baby's nutition?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Not if baby is fine: We (doctors, moms, dads, neighbors, etc.) all want babies to sleep through the night by the time they are 3 months old. Parents with babies who sleep through the night are lucky parents. As long as a baby is growing fine on his measurements at the check-ups, and is healthy, parents don't need to wake up a sleeping baby at night.
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