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My 3 week old boy has been awake for the last 5 hours.... should I be worried?

My boy will sleep for up to four hours sometimes, but has been super awake during the last couple of days- sometimes (like today), for up to five hours. And he is only calm (but still wide eyed), if being held.... though I can not hold him all day....

What is causing this? What can I do to get him to sleep? Is he ok? Aren't they supposed to sleep 16 hours a day?
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A similar situation happened to me and I consulted a Pedi. He said this is a frequent complaint that he gets and after a few weeks the baby will be back to sleeping for longer hours.
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