Is my may 2011 baby the only one that ia NOT sleeping thru the night yet

Jessica - posted on 04/30/2012 ( 35 moms have responded )

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i just started working again and my baby is still waking up 3 or 4 times a night i need advice cuz its really starting to wear me out.

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Sarah - posted on 05/03/2012

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My son has started to slow down at 8 months he was waking up around 8 times a night, then at 10 months he miraculously went down to 2-3, now that he's just over 11 months old he wakes up only 1 maybe 2 times!
I know it's hard but you'll get through it, don't give in to those neglectful "sleep solutions"

Try only letting her nap once a day, that's when my son started to sleep longer and better, keep her evenings queit and days busy

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Fae - posted on 06/05/2012

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Nope- you're not alone!



If I forget to give Cam a complete feeding before bed (I'm sleepy or she falls asleep too fast and I forget), she'll definitely wake up at night... So, a complete feeding is a must.



Routine is great, too. Cam starts to get tired at 7 or 8pm at night- just around bedtime, perfect timing for a bedtime feeding.



I'm also putting the blame on teething. Can't wait 'til it's over!!

Merry - posted on 06/04/2012

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Fierna seems to cluster feed at the beginning of the night, nursing every hour for the first three hours, then sleeps usually the rest of the night maybe one more nursing as she starts to wake cuz I try to get a few more minutes in bed :)

User - posted on 06/04/2012

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omg, I know the feeling. My little boy was born the 1st week in May and he just recently, as in the last 3 weeks or so, finally started sleeping a few nights thru the night. He was still getting up 2-3 times a night for a bottle. it was driving us crazy! its normal and it will get better!!!!!

Christine - posted on 05/31/2012

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i droped my 10 moth old down to 1 nap a day and she is doing better. she does wake up during the night but is able to put her self back to sleep.

Kristin - posted on 05/31/2012

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my son was born sept 2011 and he has been sleeping through the night since 4 months old.

Merry - posted on 05/20/2012

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Yeah pediatritians usually just give personal beliefs about sleeping patterns. Don't worry what the dr says, waking to nurse at night is a normal thing and it's a safety instinct for a newborn and only reasonable that they take time to grow out of it!
My son woke once a night til 2.5 years old and then stopped on his own.
It doesn't affect the baby's health at all anyways so idk why the drs even ask.

Fierna now started waking 1-2 times a night which is so nice! Maybe I'll get my period back now :)

Jen - posted on 05/19/2012

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Zachary still wakes up at least once every night. Occasionally he'll sleep through the night 2 days in a row, but that's it. He usually wakes up around midnight. Some days he'll put himself back to sleep and others he needs me to nurse him. Then he'll wake up some time between 4 and 6. So most nights he sleeps at least 5 hours in a row. His doctor said we just need to let him put himself back to sleep, but I want to sleep too and if he's worked up, he won't go back to sleep for at least an hour.

Merry - posted on 05/17/2012

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There is a site I love called amber artisans I believe. They had an article about how to tell a real from a fake. I'll post a link if I can find it



Found it! http://www.amberartisans.com/amtene4.htm... The site all says warnings about babies too young wearing them, or don't let them sleep in it, etc. I've never heard anyone say that before they're really usually worn by the baby 24/7 with all the moms I know who use them. So idk if it's just an insurance warning or what. Fiernas is on all the time unless she's in the bath. :)

Meenakshi - posted on 05/16/2012

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Hi jessica,
You are not alone. Mine still wakes up 3 to 4 times a night to nurse. I have found nightwakings increase for DD before developmental leaps or just before a tooth breaks through. Are you breastfeeding? If so ,try safe co sleeping for atleast part of the night. Hope this helps

Merry - posted on 05/15/2012

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Hey Jennifer have you tried a Baltic Amber Teething Necklace?
The real amber ones are said to really help with inflammation and pain. You just put it on her neck and the warmth from her skin activates the amber.
Anyways, if it doesn't work it's still a cute necklace!

Jennifer - posted on 05/14/2012

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LUCKY!! Rylie was fussing from 1am-6am last night..LONG night indeed! dang teeth! :(

Ianina - posted on 05/14/2012

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Sorry, Isa and Sofia are back to sleep throught the night again. They were sick back now is back to normal!!!

Kkrjrpleggett - posted on 05/09/2012

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Oh wow! My son will be 1 on the 16th, and he started sleeping through the night at 4 months! Purely on his own, so I don't even have any advice for you. The first night he slept through the night, I about had a panic attack! He doesn't usually give us much problem going to be either. He goes to bed while awake and falls asleep in his crib for naps and bed time. I wish I had some advice for you. Good Luck!

Christine - posted on 05/08/2012

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i have the same problem my little one is 9 months and now is getting up every 45min. she goes down easy for naps and for bedtime i just wish she would sleep threw the night. i really want more sleep at night.

Ronda - posted on 05/06/2012

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My baby still does not sleep through the night. It's tiring, especially when I get up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom and she senses I am not there, She immediately starts crying. I am tired too and I have no advice for you, but just know I am going through the same thing. ~hug~

Stacie - posted on 05/05/2012

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mine will sleep thru the night most of the time, but when he woke, he woke. i toss him from my bed to the crib. let him play with some toys and wear him out lol

Angie - posted on 05/02/2012

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Hank will be 1 on the 17th (my 3rd), and doesn't sleep through the night. I'm down to nursing only at night because it's the only way I can get some sleep. He goes to sleep no problem for a nap, but come bed time, he won't have it. We're down to it taking him about 40 minutes to go to sleep (it's been taking about 2hrs!), then he will sleep anywhere from 2-5 hours then wake up. I'm trying to wean him all together, which has been no problem during the day.

#1 was sleeping through the night (10pm-at least 6am) by 2 months and #2 slept through the night around 7 months. They're all different and they will all sleep eventually! = )

I agree, it's super frustrating, I love him bunches, but I prefer he sleep in his own bed, all night!

Merry - posted on 05/02/2012

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I think the general consensus is-----------IT'S NORMAL!
We are at least in good company :)

Emma - posted on 05/02/2012

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Our daughter is 1 next week and gets up 2-5x a night. It's really rough and we have tried sleep training with no luck. They will get there eventually:-) just hoping our next child sleeps better!

Michelle - posted on 05/02/2012

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Our daughter will be one tomorrow (3rd) and is still getting up through the night. Not that I would wish this on anyone but I am glad I am not alone. She is our forth so we can't let her cry it out otherwise I have more kids awake.

Janet - posted on 05/02/2012

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My son used to wake up every 2-3 hours to eat at night (he's a breastfed baby) and I was losing so much sleep. The doctor recommended that we start weaning him off the night feedings since it was more of a habit than actual need to eat (this was at his 9 month appointment). He now sleeps from 7:30 pm until anywhere between 4:30 - 5:00 am, eats (which takes a total of 20 min), then sleeps again until 7:30-ish in the morning. It was tough to wean him from night feedings, but it was definitely worth it since now everyone in the household is sleeping much better.

To wean, we just pushed a feeding about 10 - 15 at a time until that feeding coincided with the "next" one. We just kept doing that until we only had 1 feeding left. It took a couple of weeks, but definitely worth it to regain your sanity and have some well deserved sleep!

Merry - posted on 05/02/2012

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Fierna will be a year next week and she wakes to nurse about 3-4 times a night.
We bed share so I barely regain consciousness so I feel quite rested and awake by morning.
Everything I read says it's normal and even healthy for them to wake in the night, and by responding to them we are building a bond of trust so they feel secure!
So, anyways, your not alone! And yor baby is not weird. Many do the same, and maybe finding a way to sleep more would help? Instead of getting stuff done when baby goes to sleep try falling asleep when baby does, that way even though it's broken sleep, itslikely going to be at least 8 hours total by morning!

Jennifer - posted on 05/02/2012

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I'm glad to hear we're not the only ones. We're in the same boat and some days I'm exhausted!!

Megan - posted on 05/01/2012

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My 11 month old still wakes several times a night to feed and is now spinning in circles in our bed, througout the night. It is killing us, so we will begin the transition to the crib. I tried at 6 mos and found that with night feedings, I got less sleep with him in the crib. Wish me luck on this go around.

Emily - posted on 05/01/2012

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My little man turns 1 May 16th, and he still wakes up a couple of times a night. My daughter, on the other hand, slept through the night at 4 months, so I've been at a loss.I know how worn out you're feeling because I've been in school full time from the time he was 3.5 months and have been nursing at night and pumping during the day - all very exhausting! My son's pediatrician recommended trying to decreases the volume of milk fed right before bed and at night to kind of train him not to wake up at night as a result of hunger. Because volume is difficult to measure when nursing, I just feed him on one side and put him back to sleep. He fusses for a few seconds, but goes back to sleep, and many nights we're down to 1 feeding! Stay strong, and know that this too will pass:)

Jennifer - posted on 05/01/2012

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My first was sleeping thru the night at 6 weeks. Now he's 3 and always sleeps they the night with no issues.
Just from reading a few articles, it is normal. Tough on mama but normal.

Jessica - posted on 04/30/2012

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mine will be 1 on the 28 is this normal my 10 year old was sleeping thru the night at 5 months

Jennifer - posted on 04/30/2012

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Mine will be one on the second of may..she still wakes up 2-10 times a night now.

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