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How Long Can Newborns Go Without Feeding
You decide: Newborns get the majority of their feeding in the first 5-10 minutes of the feeding, and the rest of the time after that is just sucking/suckling time for pleasure and comfort. If you have time and nipples are not too sore, it's fie to let them do this a couple of times a day. If your nipples are very sore, or you are pressed for time, the 10 minutes is long enough to get the nutrition they need. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Feeding: Every time anyone eats before the stomach empties starts the digestive process over again and your stomach never gets a break. Your baby needs to go at least 90 minutes between feedings so his/her stomach can empty before filling it up again. This will help with digestion and having your baby on a schedule is better for you and your child. . ...Read more
How long should a newborn be awake afrer feeding and diaper chsnge? My month old only sleeps approx 2-3 hours during the day. Thanks!
How long does breast milk jaundice last in newborn babies, my baby is 1 month old she is active feeds well but still have yellowish face?
My new born has jaundice, she is normal feeding well how long will her eyes remain yellowish she is 22 days now?
Wide range of normal: There is a wide range of normal feeding times, but babies at this age should certainly go no longer than 4 hours between feedings. Most feed every 2-3 hours. The key is that your baby is having 4-6 wet diapers per day which suggests that they are well hydrated. I would discuss with your pediatrician. ...Read more
On Demand Is Best: Most pediatricians believe in the "demand schedule", which means feeding your newborn when she is hungry. Of course, this also means you do not have to wake her at night for feedings. There are always exceptions, and if your pediatrician feels your baby needs to be fed more frequently for any reason, follow their recommendation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: It depends on child'sweight and how many times a day you feed him/her. Usually it starts from 2-3 oz evry 2.5-3 hrs. ...Read more
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