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Texmati-- Knitter, Hindu, vegetarian, WOHM. Wife to superdad and mom to DS 24 months, and DD 8 months! .
Ok, I feel really dumb asking this considering I have breastfed for the last 9 months, but I'm going to ask anyway.
So, DS constantly wakes up at night. Almost every hour. Here's the stupid part...how do I know if he's hungry or not? The wakings are no different from each other. He makes no indication (not in the daytime either, other than fussing) that he wants to nurse.
I don't want to just nurse him every time he wakes because I know he doesn't need to eat all the time and I don't want to encourage the all night snack bar. So, I have been just nursing every three hours or so.
How often should a 9 month old need to nurse at night? I know each baby is different, but just an average would be great. He goes to bed around 6:30 and wakes at around 6:30 (I wish! I mean, that's how long he's in bed).
Oh- we do sidecar, so I'm available all night :
Is it getting lonely in the echo chamber yet?