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Curious - when did you stop waking to eat?

There are a number of peds at the office we go to. One of them said to keep waking DD to eat during the night until she's 8 pounds. Another said 10 pounds. At our old office they said until they hit birth weight (that was with DS). DD was 5lbs15oz at birth. According to our scale at home (weighing myself with her and without her), she's 9lbs even. Am thinking about just letting her sleep as long as she wants at night, or at least letting her go longer stretches (we are doing 4 hour stretches per both current peds' recommendation). Am curious what others have done and what your peds said. Thanks ladies!!
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Re: Curious - when did you stop waking to eat?

  • We stopped waking to feed at night once DD's bili levels were normal and she had regained her birth weight.  During the day I would wake her after 3 hours at most to feed, otherwise she'd be up all night.
    Me: 31     DH: 33
    Dx: Me: Recurrent Pregnancy Loss; DH: Low Morphology (2%)
    BFP#1: MC 3/1/11 at 6w1d - EDD 10/21/11
    BFP#2: 5/3/11 - EDD 1/9/12 - DD Born 1/6/12
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    Beta 9dp5dt = 92

  • Hmm ok maybe I will just let her sleep then. I mean she has gained about 3 pounds in 6.5 weeks so she seems to be doing okay. But I will still wake during the day so she doesn't keep me up all night.
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    BFP #2 8/29/11 ~ EDD 5/12/12. 4/25/12: Our take home baby is here!
     BFP #3 8/27/13 ~ EDD 5/11/14.  4/27/14:  Our second take home baby is here!

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  • I've always been told to let them sleep once they reach birth weight. We just got the green light today at two weeks to let her sleep.

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