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Bed time / sleeping routines?

My baby is 5.5 months and has established his own routine of falling asleep for the night at around 11pm and either sleeping through to 7am or waking once for a bottle around 3am, and then back to sleep until 7ish. When I tell people this they seem shocked that he doesn’t have a 7pm bed time, but even if I did get...

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Napping

Both my 15 month old and newborn are sleeping and I should take this time to nap myself… but alas, I’m enjoying a HOT cup of coffee and soaking in the silence while it lasts 🥲

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Super short naps

Are any of you dealing with super short naps? Just recently my 6-month-old started taking 20 to 30 minutes for a nap. In addition to that it also takes me about 30 to 40 minutes of rocking her before she goes down for that extremely short nap and at this point it's getting exhausting since I spend more time getting ...

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I can’t do it anymore

Sometimes I feel like I can’t do this mum thing. My baby is always unhappy. She never lets me put her down for naps, and she wants to stay connected to my boob all night. (EBF) I’ve just had enough. I never get any time to myself. I have zero support and my partner is out for work 6am-6pm, so is unable to help with ...

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7 month old dropping to 2 naps?

My 7 month old has recently been fighting her last nap and when we do get her down it's only 15-20 minutes (we always capped the last nap at 30 minutes anyway). Does this mean she is dropping to 2 naps? But her wake windows haven't increased she's still at 2.5 -3 hour wake windows so I don't see how she can only hav...

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Nap before bedtime

How long is everyone's little one awake before bedtime? My little one 14 weeks. He doesn't stay awake longer than 2-2.5hrs.

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When do I feed my kids?

So they wake around 8, have breakfast about 9, snack around 11ish. Their nap time is 1pm and they can either sleep for 2 or 3 hours.. let’s say they wake up around 4, dinner is at 7 anwyay, so should I be feeding them a proper meal after they wake up? They just have a snack in between but it’s like they are missing ...

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Maybe a stupid question

But do your LO’s always wake up from a nap crying? Even on a contact nap as soon as she wakes she cries. Just wondering if this is the same for everyone

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