6month old not sleeping

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6month old not sleeping

Postby Mam2boys » 31 Jul 2016, 06:29

Hi my son have just turned 6 months he won't eat his solids yet and he's waking in the nights hungry he is on nutramigen milk as he cant have anything dairy, I just don't know what to do xx
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Re: 6month old not sleeping

Postby StJuniper » 31 Jul 2016, 09:01

this is actually really normal for six month olds- there's a growth spurt right around six months so that often babies who had dropped night wakings start them up again for a bit. Yes, he's hungry, but he actually needs milk, not solids, since milk has the perfect balance of nutrition he needs to fuel him during the growth spurt. It's also totally normal not to eat much solids when they first start out. Patience and daytime naps are your friends here :)
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Re: 6month old not sleeping

Postby ches » 01 Aug 2016, 03:33

Yep, what StJ said. Six month growth spurt is a big one. More milk and hang in there. It could also be teething. Just sleep whenever you can. My boys didn't sleep through until 3 and 5 YEARS old, respectively, and the nearly 5yo is still not reliable at sleeping through. (The 9yo came into our bed in the last 6 mo too.)
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