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So my 7 week old has a slightly sunken soft spot. All resources on the internet point to signs of dehydration. But she's constantly eating on the breast and dh feeds her a bottle now and then to give me a break but it is always boob. She is wetting like a pro (she peed on me before bath time tonight!!
) She hasn't pooped in like 5 days. She likes to sleep and I do not wake her to feed until she begins to stir. I'm able to pump about 2 oz and sometimes I leak so I'm sure i have a supply. She's alert when awake and at 6 weeks she weighed in at 9lbs 8 oz (she was born at 36wks 6 days weighing in at 6lbs 13.5oz). Whens he cries she has tears. What is the deal? Anyone deal with something like this?? Does call for a doctor?
 

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I think it is totally normal for it to be a little bit sunken in, and if she has tears, etc. I am sure she is not dehydrated. The sunken-in-ness involved in dehydration is pretty obvious, I think. Just my unprofessional opinion, though. Both of my boy's soft spots were a little bit indented.
 

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The soft spot is naturally slightly indented. If she's peeing lots and has tears, she's getting plenty of fluid. She doesn't need to see a doctor, especially if she's alert when awake.

Watch out for when she does poop - it's going to be huge and stinky!
 
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