is there anyways to help my 8 week old sleep longer at night?

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Firebird - posted on 08/29/2012

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She's 8 weeks old.... she still needs to wake up to eat at night.

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Gwen - posted on 08/30/2012

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Nope. An 8 week infant will need nighttime feedings for many months to come. Breastfed babies typically eat every 2-3 hours, formula babies a little longer, maybe 3-4 hours. As your baby gets older, it's also good to remember that "sleeping through the night" does NOT mean an 8-10 hour stretch. I remember being thrilled beyond belief when my daughter began sleeping 5-6 hours straight!

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