Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: maya | 2011/02/19

Q.

my baby sleeps in day dont want to sleep at night

my baby is now 3 months old. She was in hospital for 2months , she was born with hypoxia. She got used to her new environment but She doesnt know the difference between day &  night. She sleeps in the day and dont want to sleep at night.
Please please give me advice on how to get her to sleep more at night then in the day or is it too late to change it around?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your baby has become used to sleeping during the day and being awake at night. This is mainly due to the fact that she was in hospital for the first 2 months of her life and this sleep pattern become fixed there. This sleeping pattern can be very difficult to reverse once established like this. Look up: www.askdrsears.com for his 31 tips to help your baby to sleep at night and less during the day.

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