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LibertyLover December 10th, 2015 4:25am

We're getting mixed info from our nurses so I thought I'd ask you. Did/do you feed your newborn on a strict schedule (i.e. 2-4 hours no matter what) or did you only feed them on cues (i.e. Not wake if sleeping etc.)

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MrsCrayonWax Kathys Klown
02/19/16 6:45 am

@libertylover how are things going with the baby? Eating, sleeping, etc.

LibertyLover Pokemon 201461036800
02/19/16 9:03 am

Really well. He's small but growing. 5th percentile for weight and 10th for height.

MrsCrayonWax Kathys Klown
12/09/15 9:48 pm

Ask to see a lactation consultant (if your wife is breastfeeding) or the on call pediatrician.

imanag My heaven on Earth
12/09/15 9:46 pm

I fed my boys about every 3 hours. If they started rooting around or making their hungry cries, I'd feed them.

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cpaswr 864511320
12/09/15 9:37 pm

More schedule than cues. But, if he wouldn't eat when we wanted to feed him, we would start looking for cues to make sure he got fed.

When in doubt, we gave him the tip of a finger. If he latched, we fed him.

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Maj Worth Economist
12/09/15 9:35 pm

Strict schedule leads to nothing but stress. For everyone.