Baby will feed 6-10 times in 24 hours. Feeds may last from 20 minutes to one hour. They could be from 2-4 hours apart. By 4 weeks, baby will be having 6-8 feeds in 24 hours.
Baby needs at least 15-17 hours sleep in 24 hours. Each sleep will usually last about 1½-2 hours. By 4 weeks, baby will be sleeping about 15 hours in 24 hours and is suddenly more unsettled and seems to be crying more.
Play & communication
30 minutes after feeds usually 2-3 times a day. This can be tummy time or using a baby activity mat on the floor. Baby will now be communicating by turning towards you at the sound of your voice, makes eye contact with you and smiling. You will have learnt the differences between their cries of pain, hunger or tiredness.
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