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how can i get my 4month old to sleep through the night?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 6:17 PM on Jul. 27, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • are you feeding the baby cereal already?
    wowof3bbs

    Answer by wowof3bbs at 6:23 PM on Jul. 27, 2009

  • yes before bed not working though
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:26 PM on Jul. 27, 2009

  • Most babies do not sleep through the night no matter what u feed them, there stomaches are very small. Some kids do not sleep through the night, just be patient mom, it will happen.. I have 3 children, one still sleeps all night, has since about 6 months old, one woke once until around a 7-9 months and another that is almost 8 YEARS OLD and still does not sleep all night LOL. He gets in bed with mommy if he wakes up, I dont mind, he is the last...
    midnightmoma

    Answer by midnightmoma at 6:32 PM on Jul. 27, 2009

  • Firstly, 4 month olds should not be sleeping through the night - they need milk frequently, and it's necessary for them to wake to nurse.

    Secondly, 4 momnths old is too young for cereal - and it has been proven that cereal before bed does not work to keep babies asleep.

    Sleeping though the night at 4 months old is not only unhealthy - but it's a SIDS risk.
    ladysavage

    Answer by ladysavage at 6:33 PM on Jul. 27, 2009

  • Give him a few doses of tempra.
    A little beer in the bottle helps too.
    BambiF

    Answer by BambiF at 9:08 PM on Jul. 27, 2009

  • Cereal often keeps them up. And a mere five hours straight is sleeping through the night.

    No beer in the bottle. What is tempra? I've heard of tempera as in paint and tempura as in Japanese food...neither of those either!

    To be honest, sleeping through the night often is NOT achieved in the first year. They do put a no-sleep clause into the mommy contract, i really tiny print. It expires..oh...the day you die. **grin**
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 9:13 PM on Jul. 27, 2009

  • Tempra is baby tylenol
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:26 PM on Jul. 27, 2009

  • why would u give a little baby beer or medicine just so u can sleep all night thats selfish babies wake up because there hungry or because there tummies are upset and sometimes they just want to cuddle with someone for a little that makes me angry that should be considered ABUSE i don't see anything wrong with putting a pinch of cereal in though little babies do not always follow textbook situations and if your not willing to get up with baby and take care of baby then u should think twice about having a child
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:18 PM on Jul. 27, 2009

  • Was the beer answer supposed to be serious input?
    bluelady27

    Answer by bluelady27 at 5:57 AM on Jul. 28, 2009

  • Lmao of course I wasn't serious
    BambiF

    Answer by BambiF at 10:59 AM on Jul. 28, 2009

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