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Neonate Sleep Pattern - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   hello my baby sleeps too much just this day. she is 5 days old
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   for how many hours?
User :   4 hours
User :   she is too lazy
User :   she just open eyes then sleeps again
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   she sleeps only for 4 hours?
User :   that is too much cause she used to sleeps 2 to 3 hours
User :   that is not per day. its the interval.
Doctor :   in general neonates will sleep for 16-20 hours in 24 hours
User :   and how about her attitude of being so lazy?
User :   she was not like that during the past few days.
Doctor :   she is just 5 days old
Doctor :   she will be normal in 6 months
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