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1 Month Old Feeding Schedule
For 4 days my 1 month old has gone 5-6 hours between feedings at night. Should I be letting her sleep so long?During the day she eats every 1-3 hours.
Between 6-8 feeds: Infants at this age typically feed anywhere between 6 and 8 feeds per day. Number of feeds can vary for any number of reasons such as type of feed (breast or formula), size of each feed, etc. Ultimately, feeding should be sufficient at this age to result in appropriate weight gain. ...Read more
When can I expect my 1 month old daughter to sleep through the night? She still feeds pretty much every 3 hours which interrupts night time sleep
Baby Feedings: Sleeping through the night is a developmental milestone we don't expect until closer to 2 months. Feeding on demand (not on a schedule) is key to achieving a long sleep. Babies need to "cluster feed" (a meal marathon) before and after a long sleep (until their tummies get bigger). Once she's sleeping through, try putting her in her crib to learn to fall asleep on her own (on her back). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 1 month old precious baby boy will only sleep if he's being held. If i rock him for 30mins & slowly put him down he'll wake up & cry till i hold him again. Then he cries every 2 hours for feeding. What should I do?
Deep breaths: Have a consistent bedtime & routine: read (yes, now) in low light, feed, wipe out his mouth with a soft cloth, then put him on his back in his crib in his own room, drowsy but awake. It won't hurt him to cry before he learns to self-calm for sleep. See www.Halosleep.Com/ for safe swaddling. This will ? risk of sids, consolidate night-time sleep by 4 mos. & prevent "trained night crying" @ 5-6 mos. ...Read more
Can we feed formulated milk like nan pro 1 every 4 hours to a 1 month old baby...is there any harm in feeding formulated milk?
No harm with formula: feeding for a 3 months old, if you aren't able to fully breast feed, unless the baby is allergic to the formula, he/she can get it until age 2 years without any supplement, you can also feed your baby whenever he/she needs, no need for a strict schedule, babies after sometime will time themselves for a feed every 3 - 4 hours, make sure you your baby gets enough, good luck ...Read more
My 1 month old son who is formula feed is constipated, extra water isn't helping. Can i put karo syrup in his bottle to help?
There are times when my nursed 1 month old spits up for hours after her feeding. She spits up a lot and can't sleep. Doesn't seem right..
Spitting up: IS she gaining weight?? Does she seem to be uncomfortable when she is spitting up? If yes then she may be having reflux, which is common in newborn babies. You may discuss about medication options with you regular doctor, usually it gets better once the child is 4-6 months. Overfeeding results in spitting up as well. Please make sure she feeding well, gaining weight. ...Read more
What can I do for my 1 month old thats hard to make a bowl movement hes formula fed he eat similac advance 4 to 6 onces every feeding please help me?
Constipation: Babies at this age have variable 'poop' pattern. Anywhere from 15 times a day to every 5 th day is normal as long as baby has soft abdomen, is not fussy and is eating right. Apple prune juice concentrate helps! ...Read more
My 1 month old spits up clear loquid after feedings and she will cry atleast 15 to 20 minutes after and right before spitting up. is this normal?
Normal: Babies do spit up a bit ,it may be due to over feeding as they have small stomach or need burping after feed .Feed your baby every 2 hrs 2-3 oz at a time and burp for 15 minutes or so .This may help ,if not then talk to your doctor and get the baby checked up . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can I do for my 1 month old baby, she is crying a lot and can't poop? It hurts seeing her like this. plus she throws up when I feed her.
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