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My son has been incredible fussy, he refuses to sleep in his crib and last night he stayed up from 10 pm to 3 am. He was feed, burped, warm, i held him and sang to him.... i tried everything. i tried baby orajel and teethers, but nothing worked. he is also 9 months old and i have no idea what to do, we just moved into a new house and it is so stressful. i need some advice please!!!

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gya017

Asked by gya017 at 8:43 PM on Mar. 2, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • it could be because of all the change. if we go through major change, he will act differently.
    SThompson21

    Answer by SThompson21 at 8:45 PM on Mar. 2, 2009

  • It could be from the move, maybe it has him scared? Just be patient with him and comfort him as much as you can, he may just need a little reassurance.
    lilbit837

    Answer by lilbit837 at 8:47 PM on Mar. 2, 2009

  • It'll pass. It is probably from the move or it could even be a growth spurt or something unrelated (teething and growthspurts can occasionally cause wakefulness). Try putting something familiar in his crib with him. good Luck
    ANGIE409

    Answer by ANGIE409 at 8:53 PM on Mar. 2, 2009

  • You just said you just moved into a new house, thats stressful enough for anyone... babys and adults alike! Your little one is still very young and learning new things, trying to get use to stuff around him then BOOM you change it on him. He's use to living in one place and now has to get use to living & sleeping in another. Its all new to him! It will take time, be patient! Imagine your a little baby and moving to a new home and things has changed, it can be pretty scary and stressful.  Be Patient, give him lots of love and he's going to need ALOT more attention so he can feel safe in his new home.  Once he feels safe and secure, he should calm down. 


    Good Luck Momma.  :)

    MommaBear_0406

    Answer by MommaBear_0406 at 8:53 PM on Mar. 2, 2009

  • You didn't mention if you tried Infant's Tylenol. It could be growing pains.
    timelessglass

    Answer by timelessglass at 8:54 PM on Mar. 2, 2009

  • we moved into a new house when my little girl had just turned 1. She had been sleeping through the night for months before we moved, but not afterwards. It took her around a month to get used to her new suroundings. Hang in there, it will get better. GL.
    vbongard

    Answer by vbongard at 9:04 PM on Mar. 2, 2009

  • Have you tried gas drops? it could be a belly ache.

    also, it sounds like YOU are stressed. your baby will feed off of your energy. So, take a step back and relax for a few minutes. then go back. i also agree that this is a big change for him as well.

    my little girl has the HARDEST time going to sleep anywhere but at home.
    aly38914290

    Answer by aly38914290 at 9:05 PM on Mar. 2, 2009

  • My daughter is nine months old and teething. We get her 'Fresh Mesh Feeder' and fill it with ice and let her chew on it. She loves it.
    prettylilrae

    Answer by prettylilrae at 11:48 PM on Mar. 2, 2009

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