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... so we decided to do the ferber method to get her into her crib and to sleep through the night and at nap time. it took a solid 2 weeks for her to finally accept her crib. now she goes into her crib with no problems and we are all sleeping better for it. ... (3 replies)
... am. I also tried the low lighting, quiet times, and bedtime routines at decent, normal bedtime hours. DD was just too new to understand any of that. There was no real sense of a normal or decent hour for bedtime fo me or DD in the first 3 months of life. ... (12 replies)
... hours a night... But since i have been feeding him solids.. ... (0 replies)

... As a general rule, fevers usually run higher at night, and 103.3 actually isn't that alarming for an 11 month old. Fever is the body's way of fighting illnesses. ... (6 replies)
... We are spiralling into a number of very bad behaviours. Due in part to my babies personality and my own inability to force him. ... (1 replies)
... For awhile now my ds has been having problems going to sleep. ... (3 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)
... Okay so I need a bit of help. My DS is 5 months old. ... (1 replies)
... I am having the same problem. My 1 month old absolutely hates sleeping on her back. ... (8 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)
... Sounds like the same thing as my 5.5 month old. ... (9 replies)
Baby (non-)sleep
Aug 1, 2008
... I have a 4.5 month old who sleeps much like your baby. He went for his 4 month check up last week and I was all prepared for the doc. to tell me that I could let him cry at night for a few nights to get him on a sleep pattern. ... (7 replies)
... I have the same problem with my 11 month old. ... (5 replies)
... Part of their learning and development is playing with their hands, learning to take that paci out and figuring out how to get it back in, etc. It's a pain, but your baby will learn that they don't like the result when that paci comes out and they will learn how to get it back in. ... (7 replies)
... We also used saline drops to try and break loose the congestion. I'd make sure to get the bathroom nice and steamy and give DS a bath in the morning and before bed. Would use the saline drops and bulb syringe before bed, so he could sleep and eat better. ... (5 replies)
... Hi all. I'm sure that this has been a very common topic on this board, but I am looking for some encouragement! Our DS has regressed to waking up at least 4 times a night. He used to only wake once or twice to eat, but no more. ... (1 replies)
... The nurses in the NICU showed us how to squirt the medicine in the pouch of his cheek. When we first adminstered medications, I was a little overwhelmed and also upset that I had to add giving medications to ds several times a day. I got over it. ... (12 replies)
... You have to teach them how to fall asleep on their own. ... (9 replies)
... I had to weigh in here... your little one is 3 months old! He has not set a good sleep pattern yet and that is normal for many babies. ... (14 replies)




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