Night time feedings, just curious

Sara - posted on 10/05/2009 ( 6 moms have responded )

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I'm not having an issue really, but just curious. I know the first feeding that is supposed to go away is the night time feeding. Poll of when this has happened for you mommies out there. DS is 8 months, BM only, no formula ever. He eats from the table, when he feels like it. I puree our food before seasoning it. Some times he eats 3 meals from the table, most days it is boobie only. I have not seen any corelation in how much table food he eats vs. how many times he wakes through the night. Basically, if he eats a bit of food, he eats less off me. Wakes to nurse anywhere from once a night to 4 times a night. 2 is pretty much the norm. I enjoy the rocking, and cuddling during the night. Just wondering when! Seemes like my first baby cut out nursing during the night way sooner.

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Minnie - posted on 10/06/2009

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And thus the- start solids/sleep through the night- myth has been debunked. Finally!

My own 11 month old wakes about every 1-2 hours to nurse at night. Children sleep through without needing you at night when they're developmentally ready to. For some this may not be until four years of age.

Jessica - posted on 10/05/2009

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my daughter is 16months old and she STILL wakes up at least 3 times a night EVERY night. she eats real food constantly.

Laura - posted on 10/05/2009

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My baby, Esmeralda, is 4 months and she only wakes up once to BF. She sleeps a good 5 hours during the night before waking up.

Karen - posted on 10/05/2009

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My 6 month old daughter stopped waking to nurse during the night on her own around 5-5 1/2 months. Just one night she slept right through and has been doing so ever since (with the occasional exception)She was waking 1-2 times at least before then and has never had solids yet.She will eat like a crazy person when she wakes up though after sleeping 8+hours LOL

Sherry - posted on 10/05/2009

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My 8 month old gets up at least once a night to nurse. Up until last week it was always at least twice and now she is getting later and later. I think she may be on her way to stopping altogether, which I have mixed feelings about. A full night's sleep would be amazing, but I quite like our quiet moments too!

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