Q&A: Does Baby Need More Food?

Why did my five-month-old suddenly stop sleeping through the night? Could he need more food in the daytime?
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ByNancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA
Lactation Specialist
Updated
Jan 2017
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It is common for babies this age to begin waking more at night because they’re teething. Despite popular beliefs, studies have found no connection between solid foods and sleep, so it’s probably not a food issue.

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