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Since 1954, Doctors’ Pediatric has been dedicated to the children of Wilton, Norwalk, Ridgefield and surrounding towns. From birth through college, Doctors’ Pediatric is a partner in health with our patients and their families. Our board certified physicians and dedicated staff strive to maintain the highest standard of care. We take pride in treating children in times of sickness and health while nurturing their spirits. Our practice embodies the feeling of family by giving personalized care to each child we treat.
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My baby always falls asleep while nursing, and then she/he is hungry a ½ hour later.
When babies are first born it is natural for them to sleep about 16 – 18 hours a day. This can present a challenge when trying to nurse a newborn and provide adequate nutrition. One of the most common complaints from even the most experienced mother is that her baby falls asleep 2 – 3 minutes into the breastfeed. This makes sense for a multitude of reasons. (1) Naturally sleepy baby (2) Nursing naturally relaxes and creates a setup for a sleepy newborn (3) Newborns tire out quickly. The first two issues will get better with time as baby grows. The third issue is something with which we can help. Learn more…