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More ZZZ’s for Mom and Baby: Consistency is Key

When your baby is born, she/he will be alert and ready to bond with you during the first hour.  Afterwards, she will go into a deep sleep for about 4 hours as she begins adjusting to life outside the womb.  During the first 2 weeks, she will eat about every 2-3 hours and sleep a total of 10-18 hours a day.  You may even have to wake her for feedings. By week 3 having acclimated more to life outside the womb, her eating habits will become more regular although still inconsistent and prone to changes during… Read more More ZZZ’s for Mom and Baby: Consistency is Key