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Chase&Charlie'sMummy

Ds2 will only settle in my bed

Ds2 is a week old and i have noticed he will settle and sleep during the day in his bassinet but ...

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You could try putting something near him that smells like you so he feels like you're not far away? Keep it a safe distance away & n...

*misskel*

to chalys 'n' j... and other mummies needing sleep and settle advice

Hi Chalys I am so sorry to start a public thread with you as the title! but I just wanted to send...

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I got them from another mummy on here so that huggies for you, sharing and caring! Love this place!

Aspen123

Looking for tips on new routine for 5 month old

Im a stay at home mum with a 5 month old daughter who's been breast feed and formula fed. Now she...

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Hi, I don't have any answers but my little man used to wake himself up when he got his arms out of his wrap and when he got too big...

Darrynandjade

4 month old baby becoming very distressed and sleeping less

Hi everyone...i need help! I have the most content and happy baby throughout the day but it seems...

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Btw my baby has a bottle of ebm in the evenings to top him up, then I give him a dream feed just before I go to bed. You could try t...

MBR

Newborn grunting vent

My newborn is all grunting grunting at night and all sleepy sleepy during day. I realise she was ...

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Sarahclaire88

6 week old- Naps during the day.

My 6 week old little boy has been sleeping well at night for the past month. He'll sleep for bloc...

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we have been lucky with our wee girl she has been a great sleeper since day one. we have to take her out of the bassent after 6 week...

Awolf78

newborn and toddler sharing bedroom?

Thinking of ttc our second child, but it would mean DS sharing a bedroom with his future brother ...

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I was concerned with this as well when we found out we were expecting no3 but the 2 older boys (then aged 3 & 17 months) were absolu...

*~Zimbee~*

Breastfeeding and dummies

I have a question for the breastfeeding mummies out there! I have been told a mix of things from ...

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*~Zimbee~* wrote: Thanks Jessica! Do you find that she sleeps ok or does she wake a lot for her dummy? Sorry, only just read this.....

Emilyben29

Getting baby to sleep

Hi there I know this subject has been done over and over but I just wanted to know if anyone out ...

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chaseysmumma wrote: my DS has never really liked having naps! When he was 4 months old I would either rock him to sleep on my lap wh...

311linz

Bassinet questions

I have two daughters who went into big cots using the tetra bed inserts, but I found in the early...

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Kat + 3 Kittens

Feeling a bit crappy - need co sleeping advice

Wasn't going to post this coz quite frankly... I effed up. But I really do need some help / advic...

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Just replying to say you are far from a horrible mother !! And it's very reasuring to hear similar stories that we are all human. I ...

Heart_Slayer_82

11 week old won't settle at night

So my 11 week old DD won't settle at night anymore she must feed her self to sleep, it's been hap...

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Sorry it took a while to reply. My question was more pointed towards the fact that I can put DD down half asleep any other time and ...

hypermummy

My 6 week old just wont sleep at night!

Help, my 6 week old has started being awake from 5pm till 1am in the morning, and the only reason...

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Thanks Happyhead im going to take her to see the plunket nurse today, and i will give that 6.30pm feed a try. She wont sleep after a...

Aspen123

4 month old

My 4 month old is on both bottle and breast. She'll feed every 3-4 hourly during the day and has ...

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**SummerBub**

7 wk old sleeping

Tell me I'm not alone! Over the last 3 weeks my beautiful boys sleeps have slowly deteriorated t...

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This is my 3rd, 7 weeks now and she has days where she sleeps better than others. My two boys were catnappers, 45 minute cycles each...

Mummabear*000

6 month old sleeping in 4-5 hour blocks at night

Hi, I have a lovely 6 month old breastfed baby who hasn't slept through yet. Well actually I had...

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yeah i don't realy want to do controlled crying i think i will try the water option when she reaches 9months. offering only water at...

Libbyy_Nz

Mattress Wrapping

Hi there my bub is due in October and I am looking into bassinets... I am a bit confused. Babesa...

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Onlinedentaltips

my son is sleeping more in the morning than in night

my cousin's son age is just 9 months he is sleeping more than 12 hrs a day which is only in the...

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Melissa 123

Help MY 9 week old daughter wont settle at nite HELP

Does anyone have tips on how i can settle my 9 week old daughter she wont go to sleep untill 11pm...

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Hi, as Andreaandfiona said get a bedtime routine happening. I followed save our sleep by Tizzie Hall to get things kicked off, but c...

Kristen_Potter

Cat Napping and Dummy Dependance

Hi, My 11 week old has all of a sudden started to cat nap during the day and only sleeps for 10-...

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both my DD & DS went through stages like this. I was extremely lucky & they were both sleeping at least 8hrs a night quite (DD at 6w...

Amanda_M85

Controlled Crying

I know a lot of people will think the answer to this question is never, but when is it okay to st...

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I didn't let DD cry until she was over a year old. It worked well for us and she was in a new self-settling routine within a week.

Hotchick_Vetty

Removing the Dummy

My 13 month old has a dummy majority of the time. She relys on it to go to sleep. She doesnt real...

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I have a 13 month old as well who only uses the dummy for sleep. I would love to just take it away but the poor thing has been so si...

Amanda_M85

Sleeping through the night?

Hi, I was wondering what ages people's babies started sleeping through the night? My DS1 has sta...

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My little one is 11weeks old and still wakes up every 2-3hrs...can't wait till his 6months old, then I'll start controlled crying at...

Tarajamesthomas

Twitchy sleeper

My 7mo is a very twitchy sleeper and wakes himself up at night, he goes straight back to sleep wh...

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Tarryn793

Start using a dummy or just feed?

i am after some advice & or suggestions! My 3 1/2 week old little girl is breast feeding well & ...

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Thankyou to everyone for your advice/suggestions. As one of you said i have been going by my instincts & have been feeding Bub on d...

Mumx2+nomore

who else has a bub that does the power naps during the day?

hi all, just wanting to kno who elses baby power naps during the day (20 min naps)? do they sta...

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My DD is a cat napper during the day. She has a nap in the morning & a nap in the afternoon, both are 40 mins long. She's been doing...

lisafairy

2wk old crying in sleep , nightmares

My 2wk old sleeps pretty well..she usually goes down for 2 or 3 hours at a time during the day, a...

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could be any number of reasons. my ds (6w) has done the cry in his sleep. I find its wind. because usually the next time he wakes he...

mummymeg

Help 11 Day old not self settling

hi my DS is 11 days. He is not self settling in his bed to sleep he needs to be cuddled and rocke...

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An 11 day old isn't supposed to self-settle! And yes, 5mins is too long to leave a baby crying. They have no other way to communica...

Amanda_M85

Unsettled Baby Before Feeds

Hi, I'm a first time mum (and first time poster!) with a 9 week old baby boy. I'm just wondering...

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Hello and congrats on your baby!! I had a very similar problem with my son from birth to around 9 wks old.. I tried breast feeding w...

Do your older kids wake up when newborn wakes?

When DD2 was born, she slept in our room. DD1's room was right next to ours, & she slept with the...

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Our eldest was 16mths when his little brother arrived. Bub slept in our room and DS1 next door and DS1 was never disturbed at all by...

charliegirl78

3 week old has alot of wind

My 3 week old daughter seems to have a lot of wind and it seems to give her a pain in the tummy u...

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My 3 week old daughter seems to have a lot of wind and it seems to give her a pain in the tummy until she is able to fart. What can...

charliegirl78

Settling technique

Hi all, I am just wondering if it is wrong to settle my 4 week old baby by having her lie down n...

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I'm so glad to read these posts ! My son at times won't settle unless he's wrapped in his cocoon swaddle and in our arms and I was t...

Aimee_R

9wks, barely sleeping at all in the day

Hi there, I am slowly going insane (what mother isn't). My 9wk old just won't sleep in the day. H...

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Do you have a swing at home? my DD loved her swing and would drift off to sleep in that if I couldn't carry her around all day. I w...

my_little_gremlin

2 week old sleeping through the night!

My (almost) 2 week old lil girl sleeps through the night! im not sure if i should be worried abo...

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All of my babies were small babies and all in special care when born. The advice that they gave me was after the last feed each nigh...

mum2olivia&mia

10 day old sleep pattern

my DD2 mia is 10 days old now and doing really good but i just wanted to ask if they can over sle...

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great post my bub is 10 days old too and was about to post the exact same question, she seems to sleep sooo much!! but my midwife co...

do you think

hey DS sleeps 10 hours roughly at night and i was wonder if i do manage to move his bed time to a...

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seems like it is going well, it will always take a few days to get into a new routine. Also, totally not related - think we have t...

ash24687

self settle at 3 months???

Hi.. my 3 month old DD is very reliant on me to put her to sleep she used to have a dummy but has...

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Hey, i too have a 3 month old...i hear what you say re feeing and how much etc. charlotte also is on only 150 ml, i always make up a...

LoveHeart

Warning for those that co-sleep

I saw this article and had to share: http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/breaking-news/half-of-unex...

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I was woken this morning by my beautiful boy rubbing my cheek. I opened my eyes and saw him staring at me with his huge cheeky smil...

mummy22girls

Dreamfeed help, how do you do it successfully?

Hi, This is my current situation, my 9 week old is still waking 2-3 times a night and is fully ...

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I used tizzies routines also since day 1 i find this book to be very helpful and i dnt stick exactly to it but use It as a guideline...

Sklehmann

Babies crying at sunset

Hi. Just a quick question to you mums out there. I am a first time mum with a baby who cries when...

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