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19 Apr 2006

sleep through night
When can I start having my preemie baby sleep through the night? He is 11 weeks now and is about 11.5 pounds.
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01 Jan 0001

Hallo Daisy

Your premmie will probably start sleeping through the night when he is ready. If he tends to skip the night feed you can let him sleep. Make sure that he is feeding 6-8 times (750ml) in 24 hours. If this happens in the day and he sleeps at night, be grateful. Make sure that he is alert when awake and has 6-8 wet nappies in 24 hours, then you will know he is OK.

Kind regards
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