My 7m old son wont stop screaming at night. Idk what to do any more. I give him mylacon, when that doesn't work I try orajel, when that doesn't work I try chamomile, and when that doesn't work I give him a bath, when that doesn't work I break down and give him tylenol (I don't like it, but I'm out of options). Keep in mind that I am waiting about thrity minutes in between each of the steps to make sure I gvie ample time for them to kick in. Tonight I didn't do the tylenol or chamomile, but I gave him not pepto, but that other one (lol sorry brain fart it is 2:41 am here and I can't think) and he has been screaming for over an hour! He isn't hungry b/c if I give him a bottle he falls right to sleep as soon as it hits his mouth. I'm at the point where I'm getting angry at him and I don't like him at this moment. I'm so tired of him screaming. I know he is sleepy b/c if I pat him, he calms down and drifts of but when I think he is asleep and lay down he waits about have a minute and starts to scream all over again. This has been going on for a week now and I'm at a lose. My other two did this and the doc put them on zertek, I even tried that but it didn't work. I don't know what to do any more. He sleeps in our room (has to; limited space) so every night for the past month we (dh and I) end up in the living room or bunking with the other two kids. I don't like to have him cio b/c I feel that after a certain amount of time he should drift of, but the other night he screamed for 2.5 hours! and it is not a whimmper little light cry it is that one where you think they are getting their limbs ripped off so it is not like I can ignore it with a pair of ear plugs. I have changed him, I even uncovered and covered him, but nothing works. OH mylanta, before you tear me a new one the doc a couple of days ago told me to try that. so don't think I'm just giving him things to be giving him things. please I'm at the end of my rope. I just want to sleep more then three hours at a time. OH and this is a on and off again thing. There are some nights where he sleeps all night (12 hours) and then I get weeks of this.
Answer by dbodani at 4:06 AM on Feb. 29, 2012
Answer by Cafemomoftwo217 at 4:31 AM on Feb. 29, 2012
Answer by kenzie07 at 11:58 AM on Feb. 29, 2012