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6 wk old extreme difficulty sleeping. Won't sleep in crib, swing, car, or swaddled. Please help it takes us hours before she finally falls asleep.
It can be tough: Make time approaching sleep time calm and quiet. Don't feed, overstimulate, have tickles and then expect the child to just shut down and go to sleep. Won't happen. Dont respond instantly so they learn to lull themselves to sleep. Let them figure it out without a lot of interference from you. Google My newborn won't sleep. Lots of really good info from multiple sources like Parents.com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Co-sleeping ads with butcher knives, where should an infant sleep? With all the recalls for bedside play-yard sleepers and co-sleeping "nests" and the infant deaths from co-sleeping, where should a breastfeeding mother have her infant sleep? A crib in a
Swaddle baby in swaddle with velcro. Enough leg room to stretch and loose at hips. Arms are kept in place. Baby is 2m and this helps her to sleep. Ok?
QUIT soon !!!!!: Babies may need swaddling after birth to settle into sleep.It replicates the tight quarters of the womb & newborns can be startled by arms & legs moving freely.However, gradually loosening the wrap to the point baby is comfortable without, is needed.As soon as baby starts to move more they can twist in the wrap and suffocate. We lose > 100 babies every year in the US due to bedding accidents ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 6 month baby doesn't sleep through the night since he's eating enfamil 2. He was with enfamil confort and sleeping 730-730, he doesn't like itnow?
My son is 6 months old and likes to fall asleep with something soft. When is he able to sleep with something to sooth him? He can roll, sit up, crawl
When he can stand: We lose about 100 kids a year in the US to suffocation in bed linen, bumpers,soft toys when they fall asleep on/in them. When a baby has the physical capability of getting away from these things with ease they can have them in their bed.Until then, it is a deadly choice.Don't offer it and he will adapt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When should babies stop being swaddled? My 2m baby startles too much and wakes up but the swaddle allows her to sleep through the night.
Yes: There perhaps is something about recreating that intrauterine environment which some infants find most comforting--swaddling. Neatly tucking a baby into a pea pod shaped bundle can provide security and warmth unlike anything else. So, once all snuggled in, sleep can not help but to come much more easily. Try it, you will like it...And so will baby! ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
Lactation problem with infant boy. 11 days old, refuses to suck his mom's breasts but does suck the bottle. Please helpppp. Thx, a distraught dad.
My 6.5m girl sita leaning fwd supporting herself with hands or sits on her side. She crawls, rolls, & attempts to stand. Dr has not asked about sittin?
Sounds normal: But what is your question?Unsupported upright sitting is expected of an 8 mo. ...Read more
Bought Sena Nuna mini for sleeping. Has crease down middle so mattress can fold and be portable. Can sleeping on crease harm newborn baby?
No: If your 5 month old has some abdominal strength and ability to sit up a little then it would be a great idea to start using the exersaucer. ...Read more
24wk baby with virus & fever sleeping 4 hours? He stirs when i try to wake him, falls back to sleep or only awake for a short time? Drinking half feed
4 yr old child, 3.5 lb premie.Since birth while sleeping or napping, wakes up with spasms of the body, arms, and legs, jerking and screaming.Then she re?
My 7 month baby is teething and cry while in sleep and chew objects.Wot medicine we should give him for easy teething and relieve gums?
Wait; no benzocaine: There are many soothing remedies. I have to disagree with my colleagues here. Whatever you do, avoid using numbing gels like anbesol or orajel. Anything that contains Benzocaine can precipitate a rare but dangerous reaction called methemoglobinemia. http://www.fda.gov/forconsumers/consumerupdates/ucm306062.htm. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
4mo baby wants the feeding bottle all the time as she's awake.If i refuse she starts crying &gets so fussy.Spitting &colic.How to organize her feeding?
Need more info to be: However it's unusual for a four month or two cluster feed, we usually see that a newborns and one-month-olds or less. I would be concerned about the child's weight and would go and get an appointment for a weight check. ...Read more