Quoting Lillybutt's momma:" Let them sleep they will wake when they wanna eat "
Quoting Maria + Cory = Alexis:" My LO is not a preemie however I asked her doctor the same question and he said to wake her if she goes ... [snip!] ... She is just 19 days old and was born at 39 weeks. I had to wake her last night, but she eats and goes right back to sleep. "
Quoting twingals:" I assume you are getting regular weigh in's still at this point? If so, you could let her sleep and eat ... [snip!] ... but usually by the time they go home from hospital they will at least have the energy to wake and cry when they are hungry."
Quoting Vanilla MILFshake.:" DD was a preemie and I was told if she didn't wake up every 3-4 hours, then I needed to wake her up. ... [snip!] ... given the okay by DD's pedi to just let her wake on her own when she had gained a good bit of weight around 4 months old."
Quoting regina_margot:" absolutely. i was told by everyone to wake them up. at the NICU, and by the pedi. i fed every four hours, ... [snip!] ... cut out the middle-of-the-night feed. actually, they just totally stopped eating then. they were like NO i wanna SLEEP damnit!"
Quoting Hoot.:" My 29 weeker who is now 2 months 1 week and 6 days old (her due date is tomorrow) usually wakes up every ... [snip!] ... you wake her up to eat or let her wake herself up? Im new to being a preemie mom and any input or reassurance is appreciated."