she wont sleep thru!

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My 8 month old also wont sleep thru night i thought i was nuts no i see other babies are doing the same my first baby slept thru the night at 6 weeks and he is nine this minth so with the baby its like being a new mom altogether the only advice i have is the same as PAM P i have been cutting the bottles out slowly because i know he isnt hungry i have even tried substituting water in replacement of formula so he starts to understand

Jessica - posted on 06/02/2009

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My little girl wakes up in the night too. Most nights it's only once or twice, but some nights it's every hour. I think it's when her teeth are hurting or something is bothering her that she's up more. She has started to go back to sleep on her own, just fussing for a few minutes then rolling over and going back to sleep. I don't have any advice, just a sympathetic shoulder and the hope that our babies will start sleeping longer on their own! :)

Elisa - posted on 05/31/2009

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My little on goes down about 8ish and wakes up once for a bottle. He drinks the whole thing so obviously hungry and then wakes again at 6.30. Just try feeding him/her before you go to bed.

Pam - posted on 05/31/2009

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I will tell you this, and this is something that has helped me and my son has been sleeping through the night since he was 6 months. If you give your child a bottle before bed, know that when you child wakes up she or he is not hungry just restless. Decrease the amount of bottles that you give her when she wakes up in the middle of night, Slowly ending night feeding altogether. And pat him or her to sleep without picking him or her up. They just need to know that its not wake time, its sleep time. Don't turn on the ligts keep everything off, and give a few pats on the back to let your child know that you are their for them but its sleep time. This is something that worked for us. He has been night waking free for 3 months.

Heba - posted on 05/31/2009

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wish i know y too.. mine would wake up every hour sometimes, its really hectic.

other nights, maybe twice, 3 or 4 times too. she wakes up to be breastfed then back to sleep. i dont know whats wrong to stop it.

ur not alone

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