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... No....he's only 5 months old, if he's still waking up at night than he needs to eat. If he wasn't hungry he'd settle back down with a pacifier or a min or two after nursing. ... (10 replies)
... Well, I have a five month old daughter of my own. She has one tooth half way in and another one that just burst through her gums. Her teeth do bother her at night, and I give her orajel to numb the pain, and sometimes tylenol to help it stay away for a while. ... (10 replies)
... I agree with most of mandy's points, but not all. Yes, breast fed babies typically do not sleep as well at night. I think that like she said, try to feed him a bit more at night. If he needs to nurse once in the night, I would say that is normal. ... (10 replies)

... My son is 9 months old and he probably weighs close to 20. He must be a real chow hound. Now wonder he is waking up to eat poor guy! At the same time though that much body weight should allow him to sleep all the way through the night. The doctor told me that at a year old my son should weigh 20 lb. ... (10 replies)
... By 7 months, I think my baby was eating a number 2 jar at breakfast and a number 2 jar at dinner. Occasionally I mixed cereal with her jars, but not often because she never seemed to need it. As far as her bottles went.... ... (10 replies)
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... I am a new mom of 5 month old Mason. I really don't know where to start so I am just going to jump into it. Mason is a VERY good baby. ... (10 replies)
... My son is 6 months old and around 5 months began having the same problem. If your son is that big already he probably needs way more food than some fruit and cereal. Try veggies and meat. ... (10 replies)
... and he is bottle fed breast milk during the day at his grandmother's house. ... (10 replies)
... You may want to try some more cereal just before bed, or you could try uing a bottle with formula for the feeding just before bed which may be heavier in his stomach and may last longer for a longer sleep. ... (10 replies)
... It's not too early to start a routine. Just be willing to be flexible with it. Do everything in the same order each night but don't let the clock rule your life. As far as skipping the 12AM feeding, be prepared for her to wake around 2 or so. ... (4 replies)
... My dd did this for a month or so. She just started sleeping through the night around 6 months and I was so happy to sleep again. A month later she started waking, rolling over, sitting up, babbling, you name it. ... (6 replies)
... im not exaggerating when i say that my dd was sleeping through the night at 5 weeks old, ds tho is almost 7 months and has only just started sleeping through. each baby is different and there isnt a set time that they should or should be sleeping through the night. ... (18 replies)
... I also tried a few things here and there...in the end I always resorted to nursing my dd to sleep and I still do. I nursed her whenever she woke up during the night and asked to be fed. ... (14 replies)
... ping until i was so pregnant i just couldnt take having my wiggle worm dd in bed with us anymore. she was bumping into us and we were all waking up many times in the night. ... (3 replies)
... eep and it doesnt work. So i have to end up giving him a bottle. The night before last he was up every 3 hours, My neighbor suggested i give him a rice bottle in the middle of the night because his stomach is steaching and it will help with filling his belly. Well i did this last night and he was up every 2 hours.. ... (0 replies)
... I am not a cry it out person and never did it when my baby was young but right about 9 months we had the same exact problem and I knew I had to do something or risk not sleeping through the night myself. ... (13 replies)
... DS is 5 months and not sleeping through the night, but we've managed to have him on a schedule since he was 2 months old. They key is to be flexible with it. ... (15 replies)
... That all depends on what people consider "through the night" My doctor always said that "through the night" about 6 hours of consecutive sleeping. So with that, you're only looking at midnight to 6. ... (18 replies)
... My kids didnt eat cereal until about 5months then tried the fruits one at a time. I use to put hte cereal in the forumla becuase they spit it out too. But that was just the morning and late after noon bottles. ... (13 replies)




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