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How do I get my baby to sleep through the night?

How do I get my baby to sleep through the night?

Baby: It is important to know the baby's age to advise you properly. Please send more information. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more


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How do I get my son to sleep at night ?

How do I get my son to sleep at night ?

How old is he: The answer would vary according to your son's age. In an infant or toddler or older child sleep problems could be caused by different issues (fears, nightmares, separation anxiety). Without knowing his age, setting a consistent bedtime routine is a place to start. Have low key, calming activities after dinner, reading, listening to music, as part of the routine. Set time 2 go 2 bed and stick 2 it. ...Read more

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How do I get my 7 month old to sleep all night?

How do I get my 7 month old to sleep all night?

Check infant: If he wakes up at night , go to him , but don't pick him up. Make sure he's ok. By not picking him up, he will sleep through the night. ...Read more

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How can I get my baby to sleep at naptime?

How can I get my baby to sleep at naptime?

Wake them early: Babies sleep when they need to, and you can't make them sleep if they are not sleepy. You can wake them earlier in the am to make them tire out earlier; or you can leave them alone. There is nothing absolutely essential about naptime. ...Read more

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Looking for answer to how do I get my baby to sleep at night?

Looking for answer to how do I get my baby to sleep at night?

Rule out problems: Make sure there are no problems causing lack of sleep as in hunger, bloating from bacterial imbalance. If these things are clear. Try a drop of pharmaceutical grade essential oil of lavendar available at many health food stores. Place a drop at base of the neck for best results. Several drops in a tbsp of olive oil and massaged into feet, back or chest provides excellent bonding experience. ...Read more

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How do I get my baby to sleep in a crib?

How do I get my baby to sleep in a crib?

Routine: Most of us have a routine that prepares us for sleep. You can do the same for your baby, by clearly letting him/her know that bedtime is near. Try to always perform the same routine before bedtime, e.g. Bath, rocking, singing, etc so your little one always is ready for bed. Eventually your baby will get the message. Even if they cry, gently reassure and leave the room. ...Read more

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Why does my baby not want to sleep at night?..

Why does my baby not want to sleep at night?..

May be hungry: You didn't state how old your baby was, or whether you're breastfeeding, but often breastfeeding put the baby to sleep, better than anything else. Mom's milk is the best if you are nursing. ...Read more

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Sometimes, when I want to sleep, I can't sleep. It is like my brain/eyes dont want me to sleep at all. Do I have insomnia? Thank you :)

Sometimes, when I want to sleep, I can't sleep. It is like my brain/eyes dont want me to sleep at all. Do I have insomnia?
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Difficulty falling: asleep is often associated w/anxiety while waking up early and not returning to sleep is associated w/depression. Periodic waking is associated w/overall light sleep. Please see you doc who may order a sleep study. A psychologist can help w/stress management. Peace and good health. Natural treatment includes melatonin supplement but w/professional guidance. Stop all stimulants after noon. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could get my baby to sleep at nights?

Can you tell me how I could get my baby to sleep at nights?

Try gentle routine: Keep bedroom dark & cool . Can give a warm bath or lavender scent. ...Read more

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I can't sleep well at night and I really don't know why. I want to have a better sleep every night. What should I do?

I can't sleep well at night and I really don't know why. I want to have a better sleep every night. What should I do?

Consultation: Consult with someone trained in sleep medicine. There are many things that interfere with getting to sleep and maintaining good quality sleep. There are many do's and dont's to be aware of. Google 'sleep hygiene'' for some ideas and see a professional. ...Read more

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How can I get my baby to sleep through the night?

How can I get my baby to sleep through the night?

Avoid night activity: Babies more than 3 months old can usually be trained to sleep through the night. The younger babies might go 6 hours before feeding, but the older babies should be fine until breakfast time the next morning. Do the same relaxing bedtime routine each evening. Put the baby in the crib, say "goodnight", and walk away. He might wake up off and on and cry but will soon learn to fall asleep by himself. ...Read more

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How can I know if I toss and turn all night?

How can I know if I toss and turn all night?

Look at your sheets: Often times the condition of your sheets and blankets will give you a hint. There are now devices available to the public that can monitor your movements at night - some interface with smartphones/etc. And can give you a report of how restless you were. For severe problems, you may want to consider a sleep study by a physician specializing in sleep medicine to more thoroughly assess this. ...Read more

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Why do I forget things during day and while sleeping i get everything in my mind and don't let me sleep? How do I cure this problem?

Why do I forget things during day and while sleeping i get everything in my mind and don't let me sleep? How do I cure this problem?

Sleep study?: It is hard to say since you are young, 27 years old, and have these problems and doubts. I would see a dr. Who can gather info through a thorough history and exam. ...Read more

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I can't sleep at night. I go to high school and I am really tired all day. Can you tell me good methods to fall asleep?

I can't sleep at night. I go to high school and I am really tired all day. Can you tell me good methods to fall asleep?

Sleep hygiene: First practice sleep hygiene (type term in browser for details). Take melatonin two hours before desired sleep time. Purchase and faithfully wear blue-blocker sunglasses to block stimulation of the ganglion cells of the retina which, in bright light (such as in front of a computer like I am now) send a message to the brain that it is not time to sleep. No caffeine and no alcohol. ...Read more

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How can I get my child to sleep thru nite?

How can I get my child to sleep thru nite?

Insomnia in child: Put your child in his or her bedroom, it might take a while till he or she be able to sleep throu the night. Make her sure that you love her and support her. Do not rush. ...Read more

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I take melatonin, and i can get to sleep but i wake up at 4am and i can't get back to sleep?

I take melatonin, and i can get to sleep but i wake up at 4am and i can't get back to sleep?

More than melatonin: It maybe more than just the melatonin. Sleep hygiene is key. That involves no bright lights, alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, large meals, and use of electronics (tv, computer, smart phone, etc) prior to bed, as well as same sleep and wake up time all week long. Other underlying disorders should be looked at as well. It is best to consult a sleep medicine specialist who can help you sleep better. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to stop waking up having to pee its ruining my sleep and I get tired?

Can you tell me how to stop waking up having to pee its ruining my sleep and I get tired?

See remark: You're relatively young to have an enlarged prostate causing you to get up frequently to void. Frequent voiding is generally due to incomplete emptying,or irritable bladder +/- infection.I don't know your history,please elaborate & I'll respond.Avoid caffeine drinks,excess fluid drinking before sleeping ...Read more