Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Anonymous | 2009-04-30



Dear Paed, my son is almost 8 months, for the last couple of nights he wakes up at 9:30pm and just cries and cries, he doesn' t want to be picked up or cuddled he doesn' t want to lie down, he has a few sips op a bottles but then thats enough as well and wont even take his dummy. This goes on for an hour then he sort of settles again. And from midnight he is extremely restless and moans in his sleep a lot and wakes up every 15 minutes. I' m soo confused, because nothing in his routine has changed, he eats and drinks well during the day, he seems pretty content.

Expert's Reply



Something seems to be worrying your baby. It may be that he is teething, but other possibilities include an ear infection or acid reflux.As he is hardly sleeping you do need to take notice of this problem. Please ask his paediatrician to see him.

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Posted by: Anonymous | 2009-05-04

My 8 month old son does exactly the same, lst two nights for me has been terrible!

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Posted by: Anonymous | 2009-04-30

Dear Paed, wanted to mention that during this hour of constant crying, he " flaps"  his arms a lot, not sure if this bit of info could be significant?

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