When Can You Stop Feeding Newborn Every 3 Hours

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When Should I Stop Feeding My Baby At Night?

As your baby reaches the right age and weight, exactly when you decide to drop the night feeds is up to you. Some parents begin when they feel like it’s time to start reclaiming their sleep, while others look to their baby for cues — like shorter overnight feeds or waking less often.

How Long Can A Newborn Baby Go Without Feeding?

As newborns get older, they’ll nurse less often and have longer stretches between feedings. Newborn babies who are getting formula will likely take about 2–3 ounces every 2–4 hours. Newborns should not go more than about 4–5 hours without feeding.

How Many Times A Day Should I Feed My Newborn?

Most newborns need eight to 12 feedings a day — about one feeding every two to three hours. While waking up a sleeping baby might seem like a bad idea, frequent feedings early on are important for a couple of reasons:

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Why Does My Baby Only Feed For 5 Minutes?

If baby is feeding every hour two and taking these feeds seriously – full feeds – then it’s likely a growth spurt or milk supply issue. Or if baby is trying to feed every hour or two and only feeding for five minutes here or there, it’s not likely a growth spurt. Why does my baby nurse for 5 minutes and then cry?