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Childhood Diseases

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Posted by: SLEEPLESS | 2007/05/30

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TODLER NOT SLEEPING

MY BABY SON 16MONTHS, IS NOT SLEEPING AT NIGHT, WAKES UP FROM 12h00 - 03H00, BUT IS NOT DRINKING. HE'S VERY MOODY WHEN WAKES UP AT NIGHT, BATTLE TO GO BACK TO SLEEP, WAKES UP REGULARY. HE CANT FALL ASLEEP BY HIMSELF. PLEASE HELP. THIS IS GOING ON SINCE BIRTH, HE'S NOT SLEEPING ALOT AS NORMAL BABIES. AT THE DAY CARE HE SLEEPS NORMALLY FROM 12h00 - 13h30/14h00.

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Posted by: Mummy | 2007/06/04

I have a 2 year old and have extreme sleep problems with her, she does not want to sleep at all tantrums is not the word for describing what a sleep session with her is.

No medication makes her sleepy.

PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Reply to Mummy
Posted by: Mia | 2007/05/31

Just to give you some support, my baby is 18 months old, also only sleeps between 12 and 2 at creche. I've read on other forums that some moms use "Du du drops", which is a "natural remedy" to help babies sleep. I haven't used it (although my baby also wakes up at night), and I dunno what Paediatrician's view is on natural remedies. Just thought I'd let you know of a possible solution.

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