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10 week old only has 2oz before bed?!
« on: March 17, 2016, 20:10:06 pm »
My 10 week old 9lb baby (born 37 weeks st 5lb) only takes between 3-4 oz during the day- usually 3oz and she feeds every 3 hours (but could go longer tbh) however at her bedtime feed she only takes 1-2 oz!?! Her teatime feed is usually around 4.30-5 and she'll generally have 2-3 oz.
I'm just unsure of what to do because bedtime feed can be a struggle to fill her up!!

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Re: 10 week old only has 2oz before bed?!
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2016, 22:17:16 pm »
What flow teat do you have her on? What's your day like- she just could be too tired by bedtime to take a decent feed, especially if the flow is too slow for her.

How soon does she need feeding after the small bedtime feed?

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Re: 10 week old only has 2oz before bed?!
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2016, 09:13:39 am »
Hiiiiiiiiiii,
We use 1st teat...she sleeps from about 5.15-6.15ish on a good day in either car or pram as this nap has been a probelsm from the get go...she wakes between 11-12 for her first night feed then between 3-4 for her second night feed then she's usually good until around 6.30am when she starts to stir...

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Re: 10 week old only has 2oz before bed?!
« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2016, 13:16:59 pm »
Your nights sound great!

I would move to the next size teat, it sounds like it's too slow so she's getting tired before she's finished the bottle and giving up.

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Re: 10 week old only has 2oz before bed?!
« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2016, 16:25:50 pm »
That's not every night! That's a good night! Yep I'll try the faster flow ones!
Thanks Laura