Sleep and reflux.

Samantha - posted on 02/06/2014 ( no moms have responded yet )





I have a 12 week old baby girl (8 weeks adjusted), and she was diagnosed with silent reflux (she never spits up). She is on a really great routine and enjoys sleeping in her crib. Right now, I am struggling with her morning wake time. She goes to sleep at 8pm (on the dot!) and gets up between 2 and 3:30am to feed. She usually woke at 7am for the day, but since the reflux has become more severe, shes been waking up at 5:30am. With her night disruptions, that's only 9 hours -ish of sleep!!!

I put her mattress on an incline, but that doesn't seem to be working! She won't sleep in her car seat! I haven't tried the bouncer yet and she refuses to sleep in the swing. She started medication one week ago tomorrow. Her pediatrician said it could take 2 full weeks to see the full effects.

5:30am is killing me. You can tell she's not ready to wake as her eyes are heavy and she yawns. She isn't hungry and refuses food. She won't eat until 7am. I put her in bed with me and a pacifier until about 6:30 or 6:45 am but she tosses and turns and grunts a lot.

Any help on how to help her??? My poor little baby just wants sleep. Nap times are another issue.... wakes after 30-45 minutes with gas. Cant sleep longer unless I hold her. I'm sure lack of daytime sleep disrupts nighttime sleep!


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