Karri - posted on 01/20/2013 ( 1 mom has responded )
My son is 5.5 months old and has been fussy and crying alot lately after 7 PM. We rock him, feed him, burp him, let him stand, let him watch T.V., walk him, give him a bath (also tried the shower). Nothing seems to comfort him. Lastnight I put him in his crib for the first time (he was in his bassinet prior) he calmed right down and went to sleep. Tonight we put him down and he was fine for about 5 minutes then just cried and screamed. We allowed him to for a little while thinking maybe he would cry himself to sleep, but no my husband and I are taking turns trying to help him. Lastnight, he woke up 5 times in a 9 hour period of time for his bottle. Any suggestions on helping him more? We are new at this and I know there are some people who don't believe in letting their little one cry/scream, but when you are doing everything you can think of to comfort them and nothing works then what? He is teething, no teeth as of yet. He doesn't like the cold suck toys, and doesn't like the binkie much. We have mits on his hands as he scratches his face all up otherwise. We are giving him tylenol as needed and again he only seems to need that at night. During the day he is fine. I can't stand it that I can't fix this. Help.