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... My son was 12 weeks old Sunday. Yesterday and today not sleeping well, kinda fussy. Today he ate 40 freakin ounces!!! SO is this a growth spurt? ... (1 replies)
... rating because she doesn't sleep much more than an hour at a time anymore all day and all night. Siren mentioned the frustration with constant nursing during the growth spurt. ... (5 replies)
... at 3 weeks, 6 weeks, 9weeks, 3 months, 6 months, 9 months, 12 monts, etc. She had huge growth spurts. This sounds pretty normal to me. Expect this every 3 weeks until she is about 3 months and then about every 3 months. Docs will tell you that babies can have growth spurts at any time though. ... (3 replies)

Growth spurt
Dec 23, 2008
... I have read that growth spurts tend to occur in the 3 week, 6 week, and 3 month. I know that there is no normal or usual when it comes to babies, but Liam is 2 weeks old and will not stop eating. Could he be going through a growth spurt already? ... (4 replies)
... LOL... usually a week or two. I was bf'ing through that growth spurt, and I was so close to quitting. The only thing that kept me bfing was the fact that it was actually quicker to pull out a boob than to make a bottle, esp. ... (5 replies)
... was sleeping about 3 to 4 hours between every feeding night and day taking about 2 oz.. Then suddenly around the 6 week mark, she has been hungrier for more. ... (3 replies)
8 wk growth spurt?
Sep 20, 2005
... months.Babies usually start eating more the week before esp. breastfed ones to build milk supply for their growth spurt. So I would say it's pretty normal. ... (2 replies)
... I just wanted to let you know that you are DEFINITELY not alone in this! My little guy will be 6 weeks on Monday, and he seemed to have had a growth spurt last week.This week he hasn't been eating quite as much, and since I am pumping and bottle feeding him, I now have WAY too much milk! ... (3 replies)
... My DS went through what I think must have been a pretty big growth spurt. He was around 6 weeks old. He ate ALL day long, and most of the night. And i'm not kidding he was just non stop eating, and would only break for a nap. It was exhausting. ... (8 replies)
... That'll put her right into the next one, around 6 weeks. ... (5 replies)
... She's already gained 1 lb. since leaving the hospital 2 weeks ago! ... (3 replies)
... LOL!!! My ds is 6 weeks old and is still doing this to me! It's actually a good thing. The more you put her on the breast the more milk you will have. ... (3 replies)
... week growth spurt in the traditional sense. I can tell she is gaining weight by her cheeks and thighs, but still fitting very comfortably in Smalls. ... (62 replies)
Growth Spurts
Jun 19, 2006
... days. Now at 9 weeks she seems to be sleeping loads. ... (2 replies)
... baby onto the breast because you tape a small feeding tube in place so they get supplementation while still breastfeeding. This is really important for the first 6 weeks because your supply is not established yet. Things become more regular after the 6 week growth spurt. ... (7 replies)
... Everyone tells me that the 6 week mark is the hardest. They tend to shfit things around on you just when you get used to some sort of routine, LOL. Also 6 weeks is a time that they usually go through a growth spurt, could be that. I am going through all of this right now too. ... (8 replies)
... I think in hindsight, we never had a 6 week growth spurt, though I thought at the time we were. We are definitely having one at 8 weeks. All she does is eat and sleep. She is draining me dry with all the eating. ... (62 replies)
... Nyxin, fewer bowel movements is common around 8 weeks in breastfed babies. It's not uncommon for a baby to go 2 or 3 days without a bm because breastmilk has so little waste to eliminate. ... (5 replies)
... There is a growth spurt at 6 weeks, so its normal for them to want to eat more then. Have you tried a binky when he acts hungry? ... (6 replies)
... It is nice to know others have gone through this too! I spoke with someone yesterday who said his baby did this also at 6 weeks. Maybe it is a growth spurt. I know that once she fights for so long and is so overtired and cranky then it is impossible to put her to sleep. Yesterday was a better day though. ... (14 replies)

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