Community Posts, Tips & Support on Baby Sleep

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5 week old not napping /sleeping

Hi girls, It’s 2;15pm and my boy has slept under a hour since 4am. Last night from 10pm to 4am he slept a total of 3 hours which is half of what he normally sleeps And he’s had 3 naps since. 10 mins, 23 minutes & 12 minutes since then. He just won’t sleep, this seems like quite a concerning time for a newbor...

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Overnight nappy changes

Do you only change nappy in the night if your baby has woken up? Last night my baby slept almost 6hrs straight (usually longest stretch is 3/4hrs) and her nappy was so wet and a big poop! I felt so bad because usually she would’ve woken up for a feed and I would also change her nappy at that time.

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Lack of awareness

I don’t mean this is a nasty way, but I’m finding it so surprising how little awareness there seems to be of normal infant behaviour. A lot of that may be due to social media presenting an unrealistic vision of what life with a young baby is like - eg goes down in their cot and falls asleep with just a little bit of...

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Self settling

How on Earth can you teach a baby to self settle without using the cry it out method? My LG currently feeds to sleep for all naps and bedtime and I want my partner to be able to help put her down. I’m unable to express so all milk is from me directly. Thanks x

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5 Week old not sleeping

Hi girls, It’s 2;15pm and my boy has slept under a hour since 4am. Last night from 10pm to 4am he slept a total of 3 hours which is half of what he normally sleeps And he’s had 3 naps since. 10 mins, 23 minutes & 12 minutes since then. He just won’t sleep, this seems like quite a concerning time for a newbor...

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Storage solutions

What’s your changing unit / drawers looking like? I want to get some storage organisers cause mines a mess and I want to make it all neat and make good use of the space! 😅

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Standing up in cot

How’s everyone coping with bed time and standing up in cot? I literally have to get Arlo to fully asleep otherwise he’s up screaming and there’s no way he’s self soothing and falling asleep 😫 (excuse my laughing in the video, this was the first night in his cot and at this point it was funny)

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IKEA cot reviews?

Hi everyone, would appreciate your take on this cot from IKEA. How long does it last from birth to 3/4years? Should I go for it or not - it’s the only one I’ve seen in store and I did like it but looking for any suggestions from people who have used it for their babies. Thanks in advance!

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Baby room temp

If baby room temperature should be 19/20C, are people leaving the heating on overnight to keep it around that?

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Dummy?

Day two of newborn When can I introduce a dummy? Baby is being breast fed and I have a range of dummy brands 🥰

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4 month sleep regression

Is anyone else preemptively stressed about it? I feel almost irrationally anxious for what’s to come!

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Contact naps & nursery

LB is 8 months old and all day naps have to be contact still. Overall I'm quite happy with this but I do have this nagging voice in the back of my mind that keeps thinking "wtf is he gonna do when he starts nursery" which will be when he's a year. Do I try and get him to day nap in the cot so it's not as much of a...

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Baby Schedule?

I have noticed recently that my baby is starting to develop a daily pattern. He goes to bed between 9:00 and 10:00 most nights, wakes up between 6:00 and 7:00, and naps for 1-2 hours at 10:00ish and 2:00ish. He rarely naps in the evening. I currently feed him on demand because he dropped a growth percentile from 9...

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Routine

Whats everyone’s day routine? Struggling to know if I’m doing her wrong by not tracking and planning naps and sleep

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Dummies

Does anyone have any advice or experience on having to replace the dummy overnight? My 4.5 month old baby boy will wake a few times at night (usually only a few times from 4am) and will go back to sleep if I replace his dummy. We’re hoping to put him in his own room around 6 months but I can’t imagine having to ke...

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Sleeping through the night

Is anyone else’s December baby still waking up multiple times in the night? I know social media portrays things but it seems all other 4/5 months are sleeping through and when we tell people our little one is not they seem shocked! Just feel It’s just myself in this position!

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Day time naps

How old is your little one and how often do they nap during the day? :)

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Ewan deluxe

Hello mamas, I got gifted many of this white noises teddies.. I haven’t opened this one yet as I have 2 more hanging on the cot and realised my baby isn’t really into it. He is 8m. I was thinking of giving it away. As it’s not even opened. I’d like to give it to a friend of mine. However my baby wakes up at least ...

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Little girl desperate for bedtime

What time is everyone doing bedtime? my little girl literally loses her shit if she’s not asleep by about 6.30pm latest with a bottle at 6pm. My husband has a desk set up in our bedroom and often has calls with the US that go on until 6.30… I have to kick him out so I can put her to bed and then he doesn’t get to ...

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Leap 4

Last couple of days my LG has been crying at everything, staying awake during the day to the point she then overtired but refuses to sleep. We had a 30 minute screaming and crying red faced outburst. Constantly moving and restless during the night. Help!! How long will this last. She never cries. I already suffer f...

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