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Baby Boy Sleeping With His Hands In His Face
What does it mean in my baby twitches in her sleep? Hands, fingers, hands. She has also gotten a face tic that usually only flares at nigh what is it
Twitching: Babies have an immature nervous system, and it's hard for them to control their reflexes and responses to stimuli such as noise and temperature.To make sure erratic movements are benign, lightly hold down the arm or leg that's twitching. If the movement stops, no problem. If it doesnt stop or happens when baby is awake, then an evaluation is needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
11m old baby not sleeping even at 11pm. If I try to soothe or rock she jumps out of my hands and starts to roll on bed. How to soothe her?
Sleep hygiene: Try a new routine at bedtime, maybe avoid afternoon naps a bit, make sure she is in a quiet dark room without interruptions or noise before bedtime. Maybe sit down and get her ready for bedtime by reading a story, to get her drowsy on the way to going to sleep. Be creative : perhaps just try to wear her down without too much excitement in the evening so she just wants to nod off ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 9 week old baby likes to suck on his hand to self soothe. He will only take paci if i'm holding him to sleep. What can I do to break the habit?
10 week baby is fussy and trying to lift up while laying down. Eats well but not sleeping. Try's to bring hand to mouth. Is this bacuase of gas?
14 month baby has cold hands and feet. Persistent cough, runny nose and sleeping a lot. No other symptoms.
Is it safe to occasionally expose my infant to 3rd hand smoke? My infant boy lives with me, the mother, in a smoke-free home. I was wondering if it was safe enough for my baby to occasionally visit his father's house? Reason being, his dad is a smoker who
Second hand smoke: In a perfect world, there would be no tobacco exposure for anyone to be exposed to, especially young infants and children. I would try to insist on no direct exposure, meaning no smoking in the house or car, and wearing clothing free of the scent of cigarettes when holding a baby. Try to present facts in a calm fashion because it is so important for children to know their fathers! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Varies: It also depends if he sleeps in bed with you or not. You can place him in a crib near your bed. You can use a Japanese Shoji (folding) screen to separate you at night. You can get an intercom from Radio Shack (yes,they still exist) so that he sleeps in one room and you in another and yet you still are connected. Be assured, we all learn to separate at some point and realize that mom will return. ...Read more
My baby boy had his 1 year jabs a week and half ago and he is very jumpy in his sleep and also waking up a lot during the night.could it be from these?
Not related: These symptoms are very common in babies . They are not related to shots he received ...Read more
My baby boy is 47days old. In 24hours day cycle how many hours should be considered for sleeping in a normal state?
My baby boy is 7 weeks old and has been sleeping a lot more through the day and eating less. Just wanting to know if this is normal?
Checkup: He is due for his 8wk check up; so as long as he is not obviously dehydrated take him in on an appt for routine followup and get him weighed; be sure to bring your concerns up and make sure all is well. It is normal to sleep alot; but as long as your baby is getting enough food and fluids his weight should be fine and a good indicator of how well he is doing. ...Read more
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