4 doctors weighed in:
Is it normal for my baby to eat more at night than during the day?
4 doctors weighed in

Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Some babies, particularly those who were more active in the womb at night may have their circadian rhythm reversed and will be more active and hungry at night.
As the baby becomes more interactive with the environment this usually changes. If this pattern is persistent i recommend the parents move to a more appropriate time zone(just kidding!).

In brief: Yes
Some babies, particularly those who were more active in the womb at night may have their circadian rhythm reversed and will be more active and hungry at night.
As the baby becomes more interactive with the environment this usually changes. If this pattern is persistent i recommend the parents move to a more appropriate time zone(just kidding!).
Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
Thank
Dr. Patricia Harkins
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
In brief: Day night reversed
Wake the baby from naps before his is ready to wake, and feed him each time.
When he wakes at night, don't feed him fully. If you decrease calories at night, he will take more in the day. Warning - it can take 4 to 6 weeks to reverse his pattern, and many nights with interrupted sleep.

In brief: Day night reversed
Wake the baby from naps before his is ready to wake, and feed him each time.
When he wakes at night, don't feed him fully. If you decrease calories at night, he will take more in the day. Warning - it can take 4 to 6 weeks to reverse his pattern, and many nights with interrupted sleep.
Dr. Patricia Harkins
Dr. Patricia Harkins
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Cindy Juster
Board Certified, Pediatrics
32 years in practice
2M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors