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Krishna_Yachna

noisy when sleeping

does anyone else's newborn make so much noise when they sleeping that you cant sleep yourself, d...

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Yes DS1 was sooo nosiy that after 2 weeks we put him in his own room and when we had DS2 he went straight into his own room

mazzania

wont stay asleep when i put him in his cot

ok, so getting bub to sleep isnt really a problem. but if i put him down, within like a minute he...

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My newborn has been very similar would happily sleep in our arms but within 5mins of moving him to bassinet or cot he would wake up ...

starry

swaddling

hi everyone,just wondering if theres any recommendations on swaddle blankets/wraps?...im looking ...

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hi !! im using the halo swaddle blanket. u can grab it for around $35 from toys r us. its stretchy so ur bub can move around abit. a...

2nd_time_around

Some advice please

We are currently trying to encourage our 3 week old to self soothe, we used this method with DD1 ...

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Thank you for your advice, i always thought having a baby was like riding a bike...you didnt forget how it was all done, but six yea...

Krishna_Yachna

sleeping problem

my 3 week old baby does not want to sleep in his own bassinet wat should i do any ideas

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he has the same enviroment as sleeping on my bed but wakes up in his own i think he got used to it because the midwife at the hospit...

APTLNT

Dropping day sleeps

When does bub move from having 2 sleeps to 1 sleep? My son started walking at 10.5mths. Now at ...

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hey I have a nearly 11month old who started waking at 5.00AM in the morning after having 2x 2hr naps during the day. I am pregnant w...

heidigirl

5 week old sleep probs

i have a 22 month old dd and a 5 week old dd. I cannot get my 5 week old to sleep at all unless i...

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Thanks heaps for all of your replys, somehow i managed to get into sleep school next week to learn some techniques. excited!!!

Leah_estelle

Routine for baby with 21 month old toddler?

I'm not really sure if it's worth trying a routine with my 6 week old.. my 21 month old daughter ...

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Right there with you!! I try to stay home as much as possible and do things in the yard with DS whilst DD is sleeping. I have win...

T&J

parents of cat nappers please help

hello, my daughter is 14 weeks old and sleeps fine during the night. she sleeps for 12 hours easy...

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My DD was much the same at that age. Slept through the night from 10 weeks but was shocking in the day, she got about 1.5 hours all ...

Settling a 3 month old

Hi ladies, My 3 month old majorly protests day sleeps - I sit next to him and pat/shh/stroke, si...

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Thanks. He won't sleep in his swing but will sleep on the boob or on me, which I didn't mind for the first 2 1/2 months but I would ...

Miss MumtoOne

It's 3:15am, and I've been awake since 10:30pm!

I feel like I'm at the end of my tether - I don't know how much more of this I can take. DS has ...

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Hey - great to hear that you are having some forward motion - even if they still dont know precisley what the issue is!! It's just ...

Millys_Mum

Breath holding since birth

Hi all. This is my first post on any forum and I hope someone can help! I have an almost 6 week o...

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Hi all, I realise that this post was started awhile ago but I thought I would share my experience. DD1 held her breath when she was...

Kylie+2

Settling TWINS

Hi, can any one give me advice on how to teach my 12 month old twins to put themselves to sleep? ...

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Thank you so much for your reply i have been considering sleep school, but did want to try and avoid it. But i'm thinking thats wh...

Simone24

What would you do?

We have a slight dilemma, we rent and like our house and dont want to move. It is a 3 bedroom ho...

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My SIL was in a 2 bedroom house when her second was born, she used to put him to sleep on her bed in his moses basket and then when ...

Looking for music/cd for sleep

Hi I wanna get like a lullaby cd to play for DS at night (hoping this may help get him to sleep ...

9 replies

Sounds For Silence. Can't recommend it highly enough!!! It was a saviour for the first year of DD's life. White noise tracks, heart...

I think my 7 week old has her

I think she is suffering from colic a lot and it seems to keep her up during the nights so then s...

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I think shes just so ecxhausted from being up all night that she could sleep through an atomic bomb Bugger! Maybe try keep her...

Ali_Cat

Need advice of a routine for a "cat napper"

Hi Ladies!! I need some advice on how to get a 13 week old on a routine. She only has 2 45min na...

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DD never slept for more than 20mins for her 2 day naps until she was 6 months, and the most milk she has ever taken at one time was ...

tweetylove

Still wrapping bub

I still wrap my bub he's almost 7mths. He doesn't roll over yet. I've tried leaving both arms out...

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I wrapped my DD until she was about 10 months. Her development wasn't hindered at all!! I figured that it would probably get in the ...

Danielle&Koby&Evie.

DD squealing in her sleep?

DD sometimes all of a sudden starts squealing and crying when shes asleep. Its a real shaky kinda...

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My eldest sister has 6 children (girl, girl, boy, girl, girl, boy) and all her girls were like this but grew out of it. I always tho...

Caitie :)

how to get a 6wk to sleep longer?

Ok iv got travis into a bit of a routine. At 7.30 we have bath, massage, feed, bed in a dark room...

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When I dream feed I do it between 10:30-11pm - before DS wakes up hungry. I switch DS's night light on, gently unwrap him and pop hi...

Caitie :)

Breast Pumps

Hi guys, I want to get an eletric breast pump but im not sure what one to get? does anyone know...

8 replies

I use the swing as well I bought mine Off eBay bout half the price and its still the current model. Been happy with it no problems I...

Tld_Sls

Newborn sleep patterns

Our baby is a week and a half and although he settles quickly during the day, almost every night ...

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Sorry to tell you my love but this is normal... Your baby is used to your movements in womb putting him to sleep throughout the day....

Red Tea

CONFUSED - What's the magic with tizzie hall's routine

Hi mums. Is anyone NOT on tizzies routine and still have their babies sleeping through the night...

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I read TH's book when my DS was first born, and couldn't even follow it for one day. My DS wasn't interested in following someone el...

cmblakemore

Help me! 4wk old awake from 1am!

Ok I am desperate for some advice...please help me! My 4 week old won't settle after his 1am fee...

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Try not patting and using invisibal arms like holding upright as if he is made of glass... this seems to bring up wind better.... a...

Elle plus 3

Night Feeds??

Hello all my little baby boy is 7weeks old, is bottle feed and drinks aprox 150mls everyfeed.......

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He wakes around 10:30/11:00 and at 5:00 in the morning thanx for the advise:)

declan&miasmummy<3

What is a young mum anyway?

Okay soo a couple of posts got me thinking how old is a 'young mum'? My nan was 18 when she had h...

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I have read, the best time for a women to psychically have a child is 18 to 25, then each year it gets harder for your body as you ...

Mister Lukas and Miss Eve

Dream feed at what age??

Just wondering what age you should try the dream feed at?? It worked wonders on DS but cant reme...

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Wow, 8pm till 6.15am, that's a great sleep for a bub so little. My seven month old DD still gets up for a feed around 2am after goi...

Bobby2012

Sleep help

Does anybody have any advice on how I can get my almost seven-month old DD to sleep in longer of ...

2 replies

What kind of window blind do you have? Silly as it may seem, but we have timber veneitians in the babies room and when DS1 was in t...

Mister Lukas and Miss Eve

catnapping through the day

My little girl ( 6w on wed) has been a good day sleeper, but since Tuesday shes been catnapping d...

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My daughter was like that! The only time she actually slept longer than 1 hour in the first 6 months was when i brought her home fro...

Zacchaeus's mum

sleeping habits for babies

My 2 1/2 month old son kicks his blankets off weather its warm or cool,our house is quite warm bu...

5 replies

i love those bonds bags they r awesome and my daughter is 2 and in winter i put her in those footsies coveralls

Staceykelly

Bassinet Mosquito Net- TIP

I hunted for a bassinet mosquito net, but shops don't sell them unless it is being sold with the ...

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T&J

First Time Mum

Hi everyone, I am not sure if i have posted this in the right spot but i have a 7 week old beauti...

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Hi everyone, I am not sure if i have posted this in the right spot but i have a 7 week old beautiful baby girl and i have a few que...

KellzM

Help! Baby sleep talking/crying? Anyone had this?

Hi, My 5 week old DS constantly makes noises in his sleep. Now I'm not talking soft moaning or c...

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Hi, My 5 week old DS constantly makes noises in his sleep. Now I'm not talking soft moaning or cooing, I'm talking full on crying ...

Caitie :)

2 wk and I cant get him to sleep

Hi guys. So Travis has been awake since 4pm and just wont settle to sleep. He has been on and of...

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Hi guys. So Travis has been awake since 4pm and just wont settle to sleep. He has been on and off my boobs all afternoon. He just ...

Any Ideas??

An obvious one, but are you giving him panadol for his teeth? Bonjella? Perhaps he's getting up s...

2 replies

Could be a combination of things. We were in a similar situation with rocking to sleep, my DS was waking because he didnt know how t...

LIDB89

controlled crying, what age

Am interested in hearing from parents who used a controlled crying method with children under the...

21 replies

Sorry subzero I find this a little patronising for all nurses out there as this is exactly what plunket nurses are for. Just google...

puddles76

Finally... some sleep!

Hi all, Our newborn is now 2 weeks old. Since hospital, i have found it really tough to get tha...

3 replies

My bubs are nearly nine months old but I love love love the heat bag idea!!!! It's getting so cold here and what I nice way to warm ...

2girls+1boy4me

Rocking to sleep

Hi all again, DD2 is 5 weeks old. I have found the only way to get her to sleep is to rock her i...

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Hi, Don't worry I b/f my 5 week old to sleep!! I also did this with DD1 until she was about 7mths old and she is a great sleeper, d...

2girls+1boy4me

Horrible Evenings

Hi all, DD2 is 5 weeks old and since she was born she has basically never settled in the evenings...

5 replies

my daughter has the same thing as soon as 7pm came around it was a nightmare until 10-11pm. it ended up to be the crappy mattress we...

superboy1

sleeping gone to crap

Hi people, i am just after some advice basically. for the last few nights DS who is nine month...

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Hi, its me again, thanks to everyone for their help and replies. i figured out the problem, why he was waking up. He was cold. si...