My son is 3 & a half months old and he went through a stage of sleeping 12 hours at night but for the past month he has been waking up 3-4 times a night and sobbing in his sleep. I generally put his dummy back into his mouth and he is fine but does it get any better?? Also he staying up more in the day so I would think that he would have a longer sleep at night but he isnt. My son is on formula & is not B/F so he should be sleeping longer right?
Are there any suggestions as to how I can get him to sleep longer???
It may just be a growth spurt, or teething. If he is hungry and just getting the pacifier, it may be why he is waking up again. Maybe you should try feeding him the first time he wakes and see if that prevents him from waking up again. It is very normal for their appetites to increase and sleep patterns to change when they are growing.
Or, if it's teething, you could try teething tabs. He also may not be napping enough. some kids sleep worse wgen they are overtired. both of mine are like that, and many of the kids i've worked with are too
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.