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... Keeping babies awake wont help them sleep at night. Could quite possibly make it harder for them to sleep if kept awake. ... (4 replies)
October Babies!!
Dec 6, 2005
... She was awake from 6pm til 3am with only about an hour nap in between last night so I don't see how "keeping her awake" helps. She does that on her own. ... (105 replies)
... e. He still goes to bed by 9 sharp. That has it's pros and cons. It's nice since he puts himself to sleep no matter what, you just have to lie him in the crib awake and he's out. What's kind of bad is that we would like to get him to sleep a little later so he sleeps past 6 in the a.m. but keeping him awake is impossible. ... (62 replies)

... lick stuff and spent a lot of time struggling to get her tongue out far enough to lick the blanket. Normally I wouldn't care since it kept her busy, but it was keeping her awake at night. Her doctor says she is the nosiest 11 week old she has even seen. ... (466 replies)
... Jeremiah only gained 2oz in the last 8 days. He should have gained, at a minimum, 4oz. So I am suppose to work on being more "aggressive" with him in keeping him awake and alert while nursing. ... (250 replies)
... My son was like that too for a while. Aside from just keeping things really as interesting as possible during the day and as bland as possible during the night, I found it helped to dress him a little cooler in the day. ... (62 replies)
... my ped also said once you want to stick with really keeping them in their cribs don't take them out of the room at night. ... (5 replies)
... seconds and walk out....now I just need to find the trick to keeping him sleep longer. ... (466 replies)
... him sleep there. Include the headrest. You could also try the swing, have him sleep on his tummy if you are comfortable with it or prop him on his side. Most babies do not sleep well or for very long flat on their backs. ... (7 replies)
... hours. I also tried getting him on a schedule by keeping him awake and trying to get him to eat more during the day. The schedule thing did not work and I ended up more frustrated from trying to get him on a schedule! ... (9 replies)
... o get it checked out at the hospital. I've taken Amy to the Drs a couple of times when I just wanted a second opinion. I don't think they mind when it comes to babies and I'd rather be safe than sorry. ... (27 replies)
... Well DH has been keeping both DS and I awake at night with his snoring. Unfortunately DS has taken after dear ol Mom when it comes to light sleeping. We have resorted to sleeping in the nursery. ... (85 replies)
... Are you able to try to keep him awake until his bedtime? ... (466 replies)
October Babies!!
Oct 27, 2005
... My lil man doesn't know that he can be awake for long without either being fussy or overly excited like making oooh ooooh oooh noises and trying to jump out of my arms looking around at everything. ... (105 replies)
... Then we slacked off in the 5th week and she was up all night to nurse and be awake for another hour before dozing again. ... (26 replies)
... tried doing a search for you to see what i could find and i didn't find much. None of my kids went through that so i don't know what to tell you. Have you tried keeping her awake durring the day? ... (4 replies)
... I'd say awake for morning should be a bit earlier... 8 am or so. ... (12 replies)
... I believe it is much better for her growth and development to be at home sleeping and eating. Babies arn't designed to be carted around shops awake all day. BUT we life in a western world and for our sanity we need to get out and about and i guess it's good for babies to get used to being out and about. ... (5 replies)
... BunInTheOven: I know EXACTLY how you are feeling, i went through absolute hell with my ds. From the time he came home from the hospital, i was in for it... I didn't have a full nights sleep for over 8 weeks.. I was massively sleep deprived and got really frustrated constantly being there for him every time he cried ikt was like he couldn't let me go.. He fed every 2 hours and... (19 replies)
... Is it okay to take their milk away if they're having trouble keeping it down? ... (14 replies)




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