Does anyone have any ideas on how to get a 4 month old to sleep most of the night?


Terri - posted on 10/08/2009




There really is no way. Your baby will sleep when he/she is ready. I know everyone has there own ways they say works but I really believe that your baby has their own personality and routine and will sleep through the night when they are ready. My 11 month old still wakes through the night and I have tries several things I read on here and she is just going to do it her way.

Hopefully your little one will sleep for you soon but if not enjoy the alone time with the baby it will be gone before you know it!


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Miriam - posted on 10/08/2009




Wha work for me was schedules. With both of my kids. I try to keep the same schedule every day. That help me at night b/c I knew at what time they were going to wake up to eat etc. Which made my night better. Try keeping your baby in a feed schedule, now once you introduce her to solid food, her belly will be full more and help her with her night sleep.

Laura - posted on 10/08/2009




i to agree with the rice cereal! my mom showed to how to wrap them in a blanket like a burito arms in to and it help stop them from wigglin around and off they went! did it with my boy and with my twins i put them in the same blanket! hope this helps good luck girl!

Sarah - posted on 10/08/2009




I agree with the rice cereal. Just a small amount will due. I say 1 tbls. Very thin. Sorry your having a hard time with sleeping. Luckily my daughter who is now 2 takes after me and would sleep all day if I let her. She has always been like that. Good Luck!

Robin - posted on 10/08/2009




I have 3 children and i found that a small amount of cereal made thin always kept them asleep thru the night. I know that the Dr.'s don't always want you to do that but if it is made thin and you don't give it to them thru the day along with a lot at night it is fine. My cousin is a Dr and says that they don't like to add cereal to their diet due to constapation but in small amounts it is fine :) Good luck to you and getting some sleep too lol

Natasha - posted on 10/08/2009




Right before your babys last bottle for the evening make up some all natural cameimell tea give him/ her that then about an hour later give him/her a bottle with a little cereal in it to make it a little heavier on the tummy works great for me. Mine will be 4 month Oct 27th. This is my 5th kid!!:) Good luck!

Beth - posted on 10/08/2009




What I did with my kids when they were babies is fed them some pablum before bed,it made them quite content to have a full belly and they slept through most of the night.

I don't know if you want to go that route or not but I found it worked for me.

Sorry I couldn't be more help hun.

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