Posted by: Ally | 2009/09/22


9-month old not sleeping thru

My lb has been sleeping through since birth, but since June he has been waking up 3-4 times a night. I' ve tried to leave him to cry, after checking obvious things like nappy, comfort, hunger etc but he screams like a banshee for an hour or more. I eventually end up giving him a bottle anyway and then he falls asleep. Thsi week he has been waking up only twice a night, betwen 12 and 01 and then again between 04 and 05. I heard somewhere that babies sometimes need more protein or carbs or iron or something - which is it and in what way can I increase it?

Expert's Reply



It does seem that your baby is hungry.Try him on Lactogen 2 instead of his present formula.

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Posted by: lee | 2009/09/22

Is he not perhaps teething?

I used to brag abt my lg sleeping through - boy did I swallow my words when she started teething!!! She wakes up some nights every 2nd hour!!! I commiserate with you...

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