12/09/2009 at 19:18
I need some advice from you. My daughter will be 6 weeks on Monday and it seems she does not like to sleep so much during the day lately. She has a bath around 7.30pm and then a feed and straight to bed which she does very happyly. She wakes up around midnight for a feed and then around 3am or 4am and sleeps till 7am or 8am for the first feed in the morning. She always sleeps very well at night and she does not wake up at all except to eat. The problem is during the day she seems to be awake a lot, even between feeds sometimes she won't sleep. If we go for a walk to the park, which we do twice daily, she will be awake looking everything around her most of the time and will only fell sleep by the end of the walk and wake up when we arrive home.
I know every child is different but I thought that at this stage they should be sleeping a lot more. Is this normal? Has it also been the same for you? Not that I have a problem with her being awake but it does worry me that maybe she is not getting enough sleep. Sometime she can be a bit crumpy and I think it is because she is tired but she won't go to sleep. I have tried different thing to make her sleep and it does not seem to work. Of course if I try to sleep her in my arms she always try to find my breast to eat even though I may have just feed her a while ago.
You comments will be appreciated. Thank you in advance
12/09/2009 at 22:17
12/09/2009 at 22:36
As long as she's content I wouldn't worry.Sounds like she's sleeping well at night,and taking an interest in what she sees.It's difficult to get a little one into a routine.If you think your little one is grumpy and overtired,perhaps put her in her cot to fall asleep by herself.You don't want her to get used to only being able to sleep if you feed her or rock her to sleep.After a feed,if she's been awake a while put her in her cot to sleep.It's still early days but not too early to get into a routine that will suit you.
22/09/2009 at 02:02
i think she is hungry,she needs more
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