I have two daughters, my one is going to be 11 months old and is still not sleeping through the night. I have asked her pediatrician, and he said it is normal but to not feed her through the night; however, she wakes up and is hungry, there is no just letting her cry it out. Also, it’s hard to let her cry it out when I have her sister sleeping in the other room, who I don’t want her waking up. I’m a single mom, so it’s tough as is. I have tried everything to get her to sleep through the night, I have done the cereal in the bottle, Tylenol or Motrin if it’s a tooth, gas drops, nothing seems to work. She also wakes up and doesn’t just cry but will scream. Again when bringing all this up to the pediatrician, his response was just to let her cry it out, but it just doesn’t seem normal to me. Any advice?
My son is 4 going on 5 and doesnt always sleep through the night. He didnt sleep through the night until he was 3. So I feel ya.
My son didn’t sleep through the night until he was 4.5.
I don’t have much to offer you but I gave my son water 3 nights in s row, no formula. He got pissed and would go back to sleep. Night 4 I didn’t go in and turned down the monitor. Maybe explain to your older daughter what she may hear so she doesn’t get scared?
Am in the same boat My daughter is 11 Months She doesn’t sleep through the night even during the day she takes short naps😪 I’ve tried everything
I fed my son until he warned himself around 16/17 months.
He started sleeping through the night around 18.
I’d say it’s normal, everyone is different
I fed my son through the night when he woke up. He stopped doing it at about 2 years old, and i stopped nursing him at 16 months. When he woke up in the middle.of the night i would give water
My sons pedatrician told me, try giving a bottle with a little water, instead of milk, normally they wake up out of habit rather then hunger, the water will start to deter them from the night waking
My 5 year still doesn’t sleep through the night
I applied melatonin oil around my granddaughters neck after dinner and she was sleepy within 2 hours. They sell it at Walmart in the baby secton and I used it for about 2 weeks to train her to go to sleep. She is now 18 months old and is sleepy by 830 every night.
My 1st didn’t sleep through until over 2, & up until 18mnths had milk in the night. Don’t let her cry it out unless you’re ok with it, you’re her parent, do what you think will work
Make her bottle thicker by adding lil extra formula
Also sleeping 5 hrs straight is sleeping through the night
Although I put my baby down at 9pm and he doesn’t get up until 8am or 9am so 9-10 hrs
I dont make his milk thicker
Hes 6 months
When he was younger he would fall asleep at 7pm and wake up at 3am which is 8 hrs
Just make a bottle diaper change and put her back to bed
Dont nurse at night
U will get more rest
Oh and I wake up at 6am
And go to bed at 11pm
I’m not single mother but I usually am the one to do the last feeding shift and early morning shift
So it can be done
Sometimes it’s normal for kids not to sleep through the night at that age. Personally, I’d be seeking a second opinion or changing pediatricians
Babies & toddlers get hungry through the night or thirsty, Or even just need comfort or changed…As an adult I wake up in the night at least once if not more every night to pee & get water…I don’t see it as a bad thing at all, it’s normal.
Sleeping all the way thru the night without having to pee or get a drink isn’t normal for me or my daughter. Everyone is different, so just because your child doesn’t sleep a whole 8hrs without a fuss doesn’t mean it’s a bad thing or needs to be fixed.
Feed her some babies will do that one of my three did
My son is the same age he will be 1 next Friday and still doesn’t my oldest 3 were by 6 months but daughter and my youngest nope my daughter was 2 1/2 before she did
Check out night weaning. Www.babysleepsite.com was very helpful tool for me!
Sometimes when you have done all you can it’s best to let them self sooth!!! She may be colicky. My oldest son was like that an he would wake up screaming… But he also had an amazing doctor as well so that helped…
My two year old still doesn’t sleep through the night. I know people are gonna hate but ever since she has started co sleeping with me she only wakes up one or two times in the night for milk. I have thought about giving her whole milk or pedisure to keep her fuller longer. I keep a bottle next to my night stand and give it to her and I go back asleep
I would always do the two!! Diaper change,give bottle only 2-4ounces that way you are not wasting a whole lot bc nine time out of ten they just want enough to fall asleep with…