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My baby falls asleep but wakes up after 20 minutes..

..for her naps. I know she is really tired cuz she rubs her eyes when she gets up. She usually naps for an hour at a time and wakes up all smiley. what can i do? she is 4 months.

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lovemylife88

Asked by lovemylife88 at 6:59 PM on May. 12, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Don't know the age but could she be ready to drop one nap? Like if she usually takes three she would go to two. Eventually all babies do this. Make sure she is really tired and ready for a nap before putting her down. just an idea.......GL
    whitepeppers

    Answer by whitepeppers at 7:04 PM on May. 12, 2011

  • How old? It could be a growth spurt.
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 7:09 PM on May. 12, 2011

  • she is 4 months and went thru a spurt last month. i think may be due to her shots.
    lovemylife88

    Comment by lovemylife88 (original poster) at 7:13 PM on May. 12, 2011

  • my son is the same, he never naps for long. usually 30min here or there. Sometime he doesn't even nap.
    Amy2079

    Answer by Amy2079 at 9:53 PM on May. 12, 2011

  • Can you try swaddling her? Works great to keep my 1 month old still during night.
    GoodyBrook

    Answer by GoodyBrook at 2:03 AM on May. 13, 2011

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