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Old 01-16-2013, 12:27 PM   #1
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Two month old sleeping!

My 2 month old has been sleeping 9 hours per night for a few days now. I'm exclusively Breastfeeding so when I wake up in the morning my breasts a really full. Is it healthy for her to sleep that long?? Also, will my supply go down because of how long she goes without nursing?

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Old 01-16-2013, 04:09 PM   #2
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Your supply will adjust as needed. As long as there's enough wet/poopy diapers and baby is otherwise happy/healthy then I'm totally jealous.
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Old 01-16-2013, 04:32 PM   #3
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Lol! Thank you :-) When she sleeps that long, in the morning her diaper isn't very wet. But during the day I change her every 2 hours and it's soaked.
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Re: Two month old sleeping!

All my babies started sleeping longer. DD has been going all night for about a month most nights. Then she will have a spell where she wakes back up. I have noticed that when she does sleep all night then she eats every 2 hours most of the day.

I WOH so I pump about an hour before she wakes up and that is bonus milk for my freezer. In the last month I am less full inthe AM. I am still pumping the same amount but just not that super hard/sore feeling.

Aslo-- I try to pump off a little bit or hand express some so she can latch on better and the milk doesnt come out quite so fast. She sputters and chokes if I forget.
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Old 01-17-2013, 02:29 PM   #5
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You are so lucky! I'm up 2x/night (for an hour + each time)

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Re: Two month old sleeping!

My daughter was a night nurser. I went back to work at 6 weeks and did a lot of pumping so she missed me in the evenings. My son (who is 2.5 months old) is a better sleeper. I didn't go back to work until this week and we had a better start to our nursing relationship (I knew better the 2nd time around). He also cluster feeds like crazy before bed. I still get up once a night and my boobs usually wake me up because I am full or I hear him crying and I start leaking in my sleep.

I know sleep cycles happen and change things. But I am happy for now
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Yep! they will adjust..my 3mo old son has been sleeping longer at night and I wake up SO engorged and full..but i just pump out whatever he doesnt eat so i can start my day fresh
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