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... Thanks Larsons. She really likes to sleep on her side, but I haven't gotten her one of those side sleeper thingies. I think I'll check into it. I don't mind letting her fuss. But she usually goes straight from asleep into full blown crying. ... (18 replies)
... then back down until 8, woo hoo!! A good rule of thumb is that the closer your baby gets to having doubled their birth weight, the longer stretches they will sleep at night. ... (18 replies)
SIDS Side sleepers
Apr 20, 2005
... I bought a side sleeper thing and never really used it. I just put a rolled up receiving blanket behind my baby. It worked much better, IMO than the side sleeper. ... (7 replies)

... Okay, so I know that it is not recommended to sleep babies on their bellies, but what do you do if that is the ONLY way your baby will sleep soundly? ... (9 replies)
... My ds was a terrible sleeper as well until he was about 3 or 4 months old. One night, unbeknownst to me, dh put him to bed on his tummy and he slept for 6 hours straight! ... (10 replies)
... The book Secrets of the Baby Whisperer has some tips and tricks for getting them to fall asleep on their own and changing a habit. ... (9 replies)
... Christine, I am so jealous that the pacifier works so well for your daughter! Sometimes it does for my DS, but often it does not. DS is not too good at soothing himself back to sleep and he often ends up crying if I try to ignore him. ... (17 replies)
... Some babies take longer to sleep "through the night" than others, and YES, teething does interfere with that. :( Poor things... My DD is 5 months and goes back and forth every few days from sleeping from 6 pm to 5 am with only a midnight "pacifier re-plug" when she wakes up a little, and other nights she'll be up at 3 am, wide awake and playing and giggling and holding... (17 replies)
... sleeping. When DD wakes up or stirs in the night, I'm right there. I don't have to get up and out of bed, I can turn to the side and nurse her and she falls back to sleep. ... (17 replies)
... sleeper, but give it a shot. I had the bassinet right next to my side of the bed for my 2nd son and when I heard him whimper, I reached in a patted him. It seemed to work a little. ... (15 replies)
... I agree with the safety of a pillow. Even two week old babies have been known to roll over. Most babies do not sleep well flat on their backs. Some other options are: Sleeping in the carseat (use the headrest and put it right in the crib) Sleeping in the swing Sleeping in the bouncy Swaddling the baby Co-sleeping Propping the baby on her side Letting the baby sleep... (4 replies)
... Chances are GREAT that your baby will NOT die of SIDS whether he sleeps on his back, his side or even his tummy. ... (8 replies)
... next to Mom instead of on their tummys as was recomended for years in our country. ... (16 replies)
Head shape
May 24, 2008
... He has a 2 hour nap in the morning..and a 1.5 hr nap in the afternoon and then he's down for the night. Has anyone else's baby had this and did it correct itself? ... (0 replies)
... I would second tummy sleeping, as long as you can watch and if your LO has some decent head control. Also, I would suggest trying to put your baby down no longer than an hour and 15 min after baby wakes. Sometimes my DD was tired after just 45 min of awake time. ... (4 replies)
... Definitely DO NOT let her cry it out. She is too little for this. ... (5 replies)
... When breastfeeding lying down do i latch baby onto the breast closest to the mattress and roll over for the second one or can i do both while remaining lying on the same side? ... (11 replies)
... but not for very long. ... (6 replies)
... I'd like a mattress on the floor in her room for day time naps, that way I can close the door and keep the dogs out. I'll watch her with the video monitor. ... (4 replies)
... their backs, especially on firm mattresses. Try tummy sleep. It works very well and I think would probably be safer than the pillow sleeping. The risk of SIDS for a newborn tummy sleeper is less than 1 in 1000 and for a newborn back sleeper about 1 in 1500. ... (7 replies)

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