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Mister Lukas and Miss Eve

change in sleeping

My little girl is almost a month old... For the first 3 weeks I was telling all how much of a go...

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im definetly doing the up for an hour and a half max thing after her feed and this does go well...... she does settle ok its after a...

Mister Lukas and Miss Eve

snuggle beds..

lack of sleep from my grunting, groaning 2 week old at night is driving me insane..... Im thinki...

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i have a bassinet next to my bed but my daughter doesn't like it wakes up all the time,in the other room i have the cot with a snug...

Marmy61

Any tips?

Hi ya Ladies, Just wondering (read begging) if anyone has any tips on how to get my DD (almost ...

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It sounds like it could possibly be a few things... Teething - have you tried panadol before bed?, or a natural teething remedy if ...

JasJoshHayden

6 week old night sleep patterns.

My six week old baby boy, is breast feeding and during the night wakes every 2.5 - 3 hours, am lu...

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But I have a number of friends who say their baby slept through the night from six weeks or they only wake once during the night. ...

L_Milligan

Doesn't sleep well in own bed

My boy Cooper, who was born april 5th, doesn't sleep well in his bassinet. He will sleep there if...

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Thanks for all the suggestions. The BF is going a little better. Be's been getting a top up of formula after so he's definately nt h...

luvmylife

Any ideas?

My little Niki is nearly a month old now and is doing quite well . At this stage, I am FF her be...

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My little Niki is nearly a month old now and is doing quite well . At this stage, I am FF her between 9pm and 10pm and she goes do...

Mister Lukas and Miss Eve

weird night noises

Hi guys, For the past week bubs my little girl has been making these really weird noises at nig...

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It's normal my DS is 9 months and now actually sleep talks "dad dad dad" hehe I find it rather cute

FAD760

my 7week old

my 7week old i would say is the world best baby. so easy sleeps all night, feeds good,sleeps in...

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she is great back to her old self,she sleep from 7pm last night to 430am so very happy. loves just sitting and watching me.(or the ...

myperfect2+1

Hit me with new born routines!

I need help, its been a while since I have done this and DS2 never slept so there was no real rou...

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this is what I did until DD was about 16 weeks old and then we started to run her routine more by a time, like (from memory!) say s...

mummy22girls

Help my baby won't stop crying!!!

Hi there, Well I'm having a really bad day today, my 2.5 week old DD is driving me crazy, wants ...

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Well I bought the probiotic powder today and started using so hopefully will see results soon. Making appt with osteopath too, I fo...

Fairy_Power13

Bottles in cot

Hi, I just wanted some adive, my DD is 12months old and is a fantastic sleeper and has been sin...

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No, not ok. Babies should always be nursed when having a bottle. A baby laying down drink a bottle has shown a strong coloration ...

michaela86

tizzie hall

hey, im just wondering if anyone has the routine for 6-8 week old bottle fed? i dont want to get...

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I just need to say, that this book saved me! Being a first time mum with no experiance at all with babies, i considered this book m...

myperfect2+1

New Baby Advice

Ok so we seem to have a really bad time every evening? I was wondering if this was a normal baby ...

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my dd used to cry between 6-8 every night which was due to colic

Nat B

Sleeping longer than 45mins

How do I get my 8 week old to sleep longer than 45 mins during the day? Is this something I need ...

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Your baby sleeps longer than 45mins? wow my daughter never when she was a newborn!.. The most she'd sleep for was 30 mins! Croc_Al...

Jordansmum:)

Keeping a newborn awake during the day to sleep at night??

Hi there, my wee man is only 1 week old and sleeps pretty much all day but is very awake and unse...

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I agree with the 7am start routine but I personally didn't start it until around 6 weeks. I found that up until the 6 week time it'...

ponkermagoo

2wk old settling at night

Hi All - I had my DS almost 2 weeks ago. He was very unsettled over the first week - we had a tou...

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Thanks guys. Especially for the links. I've been looking at the Dunstan Baby Language stuff too. Might pick up the DVD tomorrow ...

michaela86

sleeping through

argh so my 3month DD has been sleeping from 7-8pm until 7-730am for about 3 weeks then just last ...

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CC probably wouldn't work with bub that age anyway. If she's used to a routine and used to sleeping through, she will go back to it...

seajaysarah

Best Tip i ever got from a mid wife/community nurse

I just have to put this out there, the best tip i ever got from a mid wife at the community clini...

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ponkermagoo

Co-sleeping with Newborn

I just read this article and I'm still not sure what to thing. SIDS and KIDS says no to co-sleepi...

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Thanks for the apology???? I was just pointing out that you did not read the post right and I didnt say that I co-sleep with my 6yr...

Caitie :)

Newborn&cot

Im trying to get ready for bub and i wanted to know what you thought about this cot. I know its a...

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Thanks. I may use one just for the first week or so then invest in a proper cot. A proper cot really will be much nicer on your ...

luvmylife

Suicide Hour...

Hi all. Well my little Niki is two weeks old already and has her 'suicide hour' right when we h...

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in the short term, adults might have to take turns in eating, but should only be for 6 weeks or so! (hopefully). Change dinner time...

kittikaat

Sleeping during the day for 7 week old

My 7 week old has slept beautifully through the night from birth (apart from 1-2 feeding times, a...

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Wow!! All your stories sound like mine. My 4 week old is sleeping awesome through the night and doesnt even wake up for a feed but t...

VinDieselIsHot

Sleeping fine during the day. But at night is another story!

My now 9 month old will go to sleep pretty much straight away after her 10:30am brekkie and her 2...

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I wouldnt stress too much, sometimes they just arent tired! DD has never been an early sleeper, but as long as I get rest, I dont mi...

The thing that you know...

Like the title says... Is there something that you do or can give to your baby that you know wil...

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Like the title says... Is there something that you do or can give to your baby that you know will put them to sleep? As soon as I...

T&J

Save our sleep

Has anyone read this book. im 34 weeks pregnant and It was recommended to me to read although aft...

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I used the book with my first when she was 3 months old and it saved our life, we started getting great sleeps and it is just brilli...

Tummy Sleeper

Anyone's newborn a tummy sleeper? My 5 week old doesn't sleep much during the day. The other day ...

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My DS is 5mths and been on stomach since 6 weeks. He slept through the night once he was on his tummy. My way of thinking is we were...

Kelly & Rhys

Sleep Cycles

My 9wk old boy can't seem to sleep past the first 40min sleep cycle. I try to leave him for a few...

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Hi He is really good at night - off to bed @ 7pm (thanks Tizzie) and he generally settles himself pretty quick. Then a dream feed ...

Kubota Chick & 2

My baby is a great sleeper sorry have to brag!

Hi, i just have to tell someone that my DD is becoming a really good sleeper, she is 14 weeks old...

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thats great!!! my DD was always a good sleeper, well she still needed 1 feed through the night till 9 months, but always went straig...

kittikaat

Routines for Newborn

I have a 9 week old, who has just started sleeping through the night (8pm-5am) all on her own (sh...

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Putting her down straight after a feed(as soon as she's tired)doesn't seem to work. She's still catnapping, constantly waking and un...

subzero

Breast feeding and custody

this is an interesting read from a breast feeding mum during a custody agreement My link I was ...

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I truely wish there were more people like this woman in the world. Custody battles are just battles and so often it's the children t...

subzero

Crying it out

I have been reading this this morning quite a good read if you want to have a look, don't be put ...

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I didn't think you were pointing the finger. I was merely pointing out the some of the article was incorrect. I didn't realise tha...

Mellycolly

Unsettled at same time everyday

Heya! My lil man is a very good baby, he will be 6 wks old on Monday. He is so calm and quiet b...

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I think this is very common. I wore DD in a sling, so she was upright (reflux) close to me, and cold snack at will. It helped so much!

Sandy_4444_

how old was ur bub when....

hello, just wanted to know whn u put ur baby in a cot or in their own room? my DD is just over ...

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Hi, My bubs is 7 weeks old and has just started to have good blocks of sleep at night time - between 5-7 hours - yay! I'm thinking...

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At what age do you stop worrying...

I've had a look through all the SIDS literature i've been given and it all says to sleep your bab...

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Dont worry too much about it anymore. Sounds like she is very strong in her arms and can lift herself up. I'm not qualified in anyt...

kittikaat

Did 6-8 week vaccinations make your baby unsettled?

My baby had her vaccinations on Monday, at 6 weeks old, and she seemed fine for a few days. But o...

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My DD got diarrhea for 3 weeks after her 8week immunisations (which was especially painful given she's wearing a brace cause of a do...

paddie

2 week old sleeping too much?

My 2 week old daughter just seems to want to sleep! She sometimes wakes for a feed but other tim...

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Most babies start off sleepy I was told were all they do is sleep and eat they also said they start to liven up around 6 weeks or so...

princess_louise25

unsettled sleeping 2wk old

I was wondering at what age and how did you introduce a routine to your baby?? I have a very unse...

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Hello there, I 'forced' a routine on DS1 when I was going insane with demand feeding and minimal sleep at 8 weeks, and did it from ...

melnhollie

need baby girl names!

Hey Everyone, Im due in 6 weeks and im so stuck on baby girl names, me and my partner cant seem ...

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my husband and I have two daughters, Lilly-Grace and Heidi-Anne. The two most beautiful names for the two most beautiful little pri...

Madi''s Mummy

Self Settling and Startle Reflexes

I was wondering if anyone has found that their baby is able to self settle before the magic 3 mon...

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i wrapp still and he is 5 months, now i wrap one arm out and one arm in. my wee dude couldn't self settle until about 3 weeks ago u...

willsma

7 week old wont sleep

She falkls asleep in arms or bouncer but as soon as i put her down she wakes after 10 min i try r...

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I had the same problem with my girl but only for 2 weeks. There are a couple of things you can try, I am no expert but it worked for...