Avoid poor nights due to common infant sleep problems and medical reasons baby won't sleep. The doable
sleeping tips in this section will help you tackle teething, relieve a
cold, avoid wet diaper wake-ups, deal with night terrors, separation
anxiety, acid reflux, colic, gas, etc.
How many of us
have not, after
yet another sleepless night, felt a bit
our child. We know they cannot help it, and they certainly don't
But still we may have a hard
time being all cuddly and sweet to our babies. And that can make us feel
Awful as these feelings may seem towards a tiny helpless infant, they are
totally normal and acceptable
. Most of it comes from your own exhaustion.
we are tired, the first thing to change is our mood. It becomes much
more difficult to be cheerful and happy. That is also the first outcome
of research on sleep deprivation effects.
So, it is OK to feel like that. No need to feel guilty
about it. And also ...
No need to take it personal, your baby is not trying to
you might try is to put yourself in
your baby's place.
Imagine how they feel and why they feel like that. Then,
in stead of fighting over it, you
can deal with the issue together, as a team.
get mild colds from time to
time: usually a lightly
congested or runny nose.
A few simple
keep your baby as comfortable
as possible and keep sleeping well also during a cold.
There are many
different opinions about if and how young babies dream,
and whether they can have nightmares or night terrors. The fact is that
your little one to wake up at night
Infant reflus is one of the most common medical reasons baby won't sleep. Reflux comes in two forms: the totally harmless GER (Gastro
Esophageal Reflux) and the less common but more serious GERD (Gastro
Esophageal Reflux Disorder).
Infant sleep problems can be daunting to go through. Your baby is not
in optimal shape and you may worry. Most cases, even medical reasons for poor sleep for your baby, are innocent. Of course, always do consult your doctor if you have any doubt.
And all in all, sometimes there is nothing more you
can do than just
for your baby.
Don't worry if you feel frustrated with your baby because that is
perfectly normal. Remember that most of these issues are
things will get better again soon.
Don't hesitate to contact me if you can't seem to overcome it or with any questions on these topics.