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Baby 8 Weeks Growth Spurt Decrease Appetite Sleeping More
Is it true that when babies sleep a lot sometime, is because they are going through a growth spurt?
Yes: That is a possibility as long as the child is not ill or loosing weight. ...Read more
My 13week old baby is bottle and eating more than usual, teething but still not sleeping through the night- is it s growth spurt?
My baby is feeding and soiling her diapers as expected, however, she is sleeping a lot. She will be 7w. Is this a sign of growth spurt?
Baby is 6 1/2 wks &suddenly sleeping more often deeply not always waking every 2-3 hrs to eat. Is this concerning? I've heard it could be growth spurt
Is it normal for an almost-four-month-old baby, who by two months was sleeping 6hours at a stretch, to revert back to waking and eating every two hours round the clock? He is exclusively breastfed. Originally I chalked it up to a growth spurt but it's be
Common not normal: He has learned that he will be rewarded every time he cries, no matter what time of night. You'll have to practice "tough love" and let him cry during your rest periods. Good luck! ...Read more
My 4 month old stopped sleeping through the night 3 weeks ago.He used to sleep for 8 hrs now he's up within 4.Can a growth spurt last this long?
My 8 week old suddenly started sleeping all day long I cant keep him awake His temperature is 99. 5 should I worry or is it likely a growth spurt?
My 3 month who is normally happy and alert has been fussy and fighting sleep for a week....Growth spurt?
My 8 week old seems to be sleeping more lately and is not eating as much when he nurses. Growth spurt? Wonder week?
Not a problem: By this time your baby is gaining and average of 1 1/2 to 2 pounds and growing 1 to 1 1/2 inches each month. Activity level is increasing with better -longer sleep patterns versus newborn period. You pediatrician should be able to reassure your infant's well being at the next health maintenance visit by monitoring the growth plotted on the standardized curves. ...Read more
My 3 yo has been very tired the last week or so even though he is getting enough sleep. Should I be worried or is it a growth spurt?
Tired 3 year old: If your son has been tired and has not had any other symptoms like a fever or diarrhea or even a runny nose I would take him directly to see his doctor on Monday. This is not an age of fatigue do to a growth spurt. I do not want to scare you but don't wait. Better to be safe than sorry when it comes to you child's health. ...Read more
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