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... t Didnt Ask To Be Born Into This World Tell Her To Drink Some Coffee And Roll With The Punches It Doesnt Last That Long And If She Wants Her Baby To Grow Up With A Strong Brain Let That Baby Sleep Sorry To Go Off But I Hear That Kindof Stuff Sometimes I Do Hair And I Just Think That Is Cruel And So Does My Ped. ... (12 replies)
... I agree, keeping a baby awake does not make him sleep better at night. In fact, it makes him more restless and it's actually harder to sleep at night. ... (4 replies)
... My son was like that too for a while. ... (62 replies)

... I can't stay on long today, but I would be grateful for any advice on how to keep a baby awake in the day time. ... (62 replies)
... A baby who sleeps well during their daytime naps will sleep better of an evening .... ... (4 replies)
... No matter what you do or don't do, most six week old babies are not going to sleep through the night. And by the way, the AAP considers sleeping through the night to be six hours straight at four months old. ... (14 replies)
... they are still just babies. I think people cling to the word "manipulation" and fear it. Babies aren't sitting there plotting at how to keep their parents awake into the wee hours. ... (19 replies)
... Babies keep you very busy through out the day and night. There usually is not a lot of time to even think of sleep during the day. Little ones poop and pee a lot. And they need to eat and be held to keep them happy. That is why you should sleep when they do. ... (9 replies)
... a lot of times, if baby isn't sleeping well at night, it's due to teething, hunger, or being overly tired from not enough sleep. what is baby's day like? ... (4 replies)
... but not all people have a schedule that will allow for that. You can make it 8pm for you! ... (4 replies)
... I miss talking to all the April Mommies too! I wanted to start a thread here that said April Mommies but I figured it might get deleted by the moderators. ... (11 replies)
... We have a 2 year old and we didn't use the attachment parenting. ... (21 replies)
... then put him to bed, even though he really fell asleep at 7ish. He would sleep until 3 or 4am. Last week, I started trying to keep him awake until 9, gave him a bottle, and put him to bed. Still, he would sleep until 3 or 4. ... (9 replies)
... You have to teach them how to fall asleep on their own. ... (9 replies)
... Hi all, new to this forum. ... (6 replies)
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Jan 15, 2006
... Just yesterday my baby started sounding raspy when he cried and gooed. Today he is crying quite a bit when he's awake, but he's sleeping more than usual. I say he has a fever because he is warm, but I haven't taken the temp yet. ... (6 replies)
... if he starts to fuss, you give him a pat him on the back and make a "Shhhhhh" sound near his ear. It may take a few minutes to calm him down, but just keep doing it. If he absolutely will not calm down, then you can pick him up, and calm him, and do it again. Keep doing this until he finally falls asleep. ... (9 replies)
... I do not agree with letting an infant sleep in a car seat or bouncy seat. They are meant to be used discriminatingly, not for full time sleeping. My SIL is a PTA, my FIL is a chiro, and my husband is an MD, and NONE of them would recommend letting an infant sleep in a car seat every night. ... (9 replies)
... i SO know what you are going through!!! what a pain!!! i used to try tickling her feet, thumping the bottom of her feet, keeping her undressed, etc.... ... (6 replies)
... I'm sorry to hear what you're going through. I know it's hard. I can relate to some of the things you've said. I have learned a lot about my DH these last six months. I've learned that he didn't have the best upbringing himself, while I had a good childhood. ... (10 replies)

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