my baby at almost 5 weeks doesn't like sleeping during the day. anyone else?

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Angela - posted on 07/27/2009

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Do you have a swing? When my Riley has trouble sleeping I pop her in there. She will do the short little cat naps or only sleep when I am snuggling her something during the day. If she gets really cranky I put her in her swing. She will sleep for a couple hours in that thing. My sister-in-law told me to try it and it really worked well.

Krystin - posted on 07/27/2009

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My 6week old is the same way! She only takes little naps and then is up for hours and gets crabby because she is so sleepy. I bottle feed and we switched her formula recently and that seems to have helped & has helped with gas too.

Jade - posted on 07/27/2009

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Hi my little one was like that for a good few weeks too. He would only have 20 -30 min sleeps and by the afternoon he was cranky. Sometimes i took him for a walk in the pram, he liked the motion feeling. My little one is now 13 weeks and has a sleep in the morning and a sleep in the afternoon. Do you have a routine at all? I also found that he became very relaxed and more likely to fall asleep after a bath.

Catherine - posted on 07/26/2009

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It will get better I promise! By 4 months you sh ould have a baby capable of adapting to a schedule.

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