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September 3rd, 2008, 06:08 PM
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Should you be feeding your baby? And when do they start eating less frequntly?

My Lo tends to go 1-2 hours before her next feeding and then feeidng for an hour. She used to feed for 30 mins every 1 1/2. Is this normal? I feel lke Im not feeding her enough. I guess Im just used to how It used to be before so I worry....I probably feed her about 10 times a day....
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September 3rd, 2008, 06:33 PM
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Elliot eats every 2-4 hours for 5-10 minutes.
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September 3rd, 2008, 06:43 PM
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At 2 months, Danny would nurse for 30 minutes every 2 hours or so, and cluster feed in the evening. He is now nursing every 3 hours for 20 minutes, sleeping the majority of the night.

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September 3rd, 2008, 07:18 PM
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If you're feeding on demand, you're letting your baby eat when she is hunger, which is the perfect way to go. Her nursing patterns will change a lot over the next year, so going longer between nursing or nursing for longer or shorter periods of time isn't anything to be alarmed about.
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