7 week old doesn't sleep

Priya - posted on 02/19/2015 ( 3 moms have responded )

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My 7 week old hasnt been sleeping at all. not on me , not in crib, swing , not in car sear nor anywhere , he's very tired but doesnt sleep. He sleeps for 30 min or so and wakes himself up. He also has acid reflux. Please help, this is depressing me a lot and am failing him , the doctors say its normal. Am in tears all through the day and night.

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Trisha - posted on 02/19/2015

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Sounds like Mom isn't getting much sleep either. If the Drs say it is normal, you should probably take them at face value for that.
Do you have anyone who can cuddle baby and keep him quiet while you get a nap? It will probably help with your own crying/depression.

♫ Shawnn ♪♫♫ - posted on 02/19/2015

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actually, 30 minutes at a time, at 7 weeks...not bad. What are you doing for the reflux? Once that is being treated, his sleep will start to normalize, but don't look for long stretches (anything over 2-3 hours) until he's a lot older.

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