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Any advice on how to get your baby to sleep threw the night at 1 month

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3 years ago

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3 years ago
you really cannot expect a one month old baby to sleep through the night. most babies don't until around 4 months. i was lucky-my daughter slept 7 hours straight at 8 weeks. i added rice cereal to her bottles at 5 weeks. before i put her to bed, i would feed her as much as possible, give her a warm bath with johnson's bedtime bath. i follwed that up with a massage using the matching lotion. putting a little extra cereal in the bottle at night helped too.
3 years ago
i find that a warm bath deff helps. my 6 week old almost 7 weeks sleep from about 10pm to 530am..without added cerial. the stomachs arent really ready to digest that yet
3 years ago
i find that a warm bath deff helps. my 6 week old almost 7 weeks sleep from about 10pm to 530am..without added cerial. the stomachs arent really ready to digest that yet
3 years ago
At that age they need to eat at least every four hours to grow. However there are some very rare children who  are able to do it earlier it all depends on your baby. My friends baby had to be woken up to eat day and night that's just how he was. Meanwhile my twins didn't sleep through the night till they where 7-8 months. Then the teething starts...
3 years ago
Unfortunately, you can't and shouldn't expect your little one to sleep through the night at one month. Their tummies are so small they can only eat a little at a time and therefore have to eat more often.  If your child slept through the night at this early stage, it's health and growth would be affected.  I know you are desperate for sleep...my son is only 4 months old so I was just there myself.  But this newborn time is all about the baby and not about us...that's what we agreed to when we accepted the new title of "Mom".  Please do NOT start feeding your child cereal even if it's mixed in their bottle.  A newborn's digestive system is not ready for cereal until they are at least a few months old so feeding them cereal too soon could cause them health issues and a lot of discomfort. Is it fair for a baby to suffer just so Mom can get a couple extra hours of sleep?  I don't think so.  This time will soon pass and in just a few months your baby will sleep for longer periods and you'll get to sleep more, too. Until then, just remember nightly feedings are for the health of your child and that you are a good Mom for looking out for your child's best interests.
3 years ago
Im actually a professional baby sleep coach. As another mom already mentioned, its pretty uncommon for a baby so young to sleep through the night. Some moms are lucky enough to have great sleepers straight out of the womb, but for the rest of us it has to be a gradual and learned skill...and at one month old this is a pretty high expectation. I would continue to swaddle your newborn and provide a calming sleep environment. You can find a free report on how to create a perfect sleep environment for your baby at www.mybabysleepsatnight.com Other moms have found this list to be very helpful! Good luck!
3 years ago
PERHAPS READING A BOOK WOULD BE A GOOD START.  IT WOULD RELAX THE BABY AS WELL AS POSSIBLY INSTRUCT YOU TO LEARN TO SPELL THE CORRECT VERSION OF "THROUGH" WHEN USED IN A PHRASE SUCH AS "THROUGH THE NIGHT."
3 years ago
you should give him/her a bath before going to bed and then just give them milk just after you put on clothes and also adding cereal is not suitable for all babies just make sure to do things which will suit your baby and also we used to keep our son in our bedroom in a bassinet.he just happen to sleep longer.and just make sure you sing something to him/her ... they love it and rocking chair helps a  lot ... and slowly make sure to let them go to sleep on his own ... otherwise unless like us you will have to carry him around until they fall asleep
3 years ago
you should give him/her a bath before going to bed and then just give them milk just after you put on clothes and also adding cereal is not suitable for all babies just make sure to do things which will suit your baby and also we used to keep our son in our bedroom in a bassinet.he just happen to sleep longer.and just make sure you sing something to him/her ... they love it and rocking chair helps a  lot ... and slowly make sure to let them go to sleep on his own ... otherwise unless like us you will have to carry him around until they fall asleep
3 years ago
THANK YOU! My daughter slept threw the night at 2 weeks that is why I thought I could do something different with my son. Breast feeding cant add cerial and hear that adding cerial into a bottle is bad for them. but I will try the singing and that kind of thing because I do the bath ever night 

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