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my 5 week old wont sleep

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Sleeping: Sleeping patterns often change in babies. Consistency is good. They often go through growth spurts and become more wakeful and need to eat more often ... Read More
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Dr. Mohammad Khan
30 years experience Pediatrics
YES: This is normal, now when he is getting older, he will be more alert and will not sleep as much as before, please discuss with your pediatrician at his ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Noisy kid: Infants have no social graces and will often make a variety of noises.Grunting or groaning, contracting their belly muscles, etc. Most have no signifi ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Back: Studies have shown side sleeping is nearly as risky as belly sleeping, since most will not stay in that position even with weighted sand bags/swaddlin ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
10-15 minutes: I am old school. For the first 4 months, don't let her cry for more than 10-15 minutes. After 4 months they have established eating and often sleep pa ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Lacrimal system : Your child likely has a nasolacrimal duct occlusion. Keep the eye clean and perform crigler massage frequently. Description of massage technique can ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Stacia Baker
28 years experience Family Medicine
Rec doctor visit: has she been seen by her family physician or pediatrician. I would certainly recommend it.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Prakash Bhoopalam
43 years experience Pediatrics
See the doctor: You need to take the baby in for a full evaluation to see if it is reflux, seizures or obstructive airway.
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A male asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
Is this recurrent or: a one time occurrence? If it's recurrent and he/she seems fine once awake, there probably is not anything physically wrong. Otherwise, it could be aci ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Change pattern: You are teaching her to be a snacker. If you feed her at least a half hour before she goes down & place her in her crib alone when tired, she can ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
24 years experience Pediatrics
Sleep!: At 10 weeks old a baby can learn to sleep up to 6 hours at night. Put your baby on a routine. Every 3 hours during the day, feed your baby, whether th ... Read More
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