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DS stopped sleeping!!!!

before christmas, my 4 month old was sleeping from 8 til about 7, waking up around 3 to eat, now he's up every 2 hrs wanting to eat and pulling an hour long awake period from 4-5 where he just wants to hang out.

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Asked by Anonymous at 8:29 PM on Jan. 6, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • He may be going through a growth spurt and his body simply needs more food to keep up. Just keep feeding him on demand and he will eventually start sleeping again.

    Answer by hgibsonorc at 8:32 PM on Jan. 6, 2009

  • Oh no, you mean a FOUR month old won't sleep all the way through the night? Babies will continue night waking, even up until the age of 2. Get used to it- this is what you signed up for.

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:59 PM on Jan. 6, 2009

  • It's probably a growth spurt, and also stress from the holidays.

    Furthermore, you could possibly be putting him to bed too early..

    Answer by Liyoness at 9:00 PM on Jan. 6, 2009

  • My daughter did the same and we did the very hard but effective method of letting her cry herself back to slepp, it only took 2 nights of that and it stopped

    Answer by whataboutdad at 12:08 PM on Jan. 7, 2009

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