My 6 month old has been awful at bedtime: Advice?

For about two months now, my six-month-old has been awful at bedtime. He’s giving tired cues. I give him a bottle around 7/8 or so. Within an hour, he’s back up, I get him down, and he’s up 10 minutes later, and it’s a constant repetitive fight until 1/2 am. He has slept through the night since a month old and wasn’t giving me a problem going to bed until now; help, this mama is exhausted.

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Its normal, it’s a phase. Their little brains are growing so fast, its taxing on their systems. You got this !!!

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Try giving baby cereal before bed

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A bath and lavendar lotion. Read a story. And then tell him its nite nite time. IT’S a struggle but it sets a pattern.

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Play soft music or sounds of nature like rain sound of heartbeat I think u can find stuff like this on YouTube. Both my boys were difficult with a regular sleeping pattern their whole childhood and are still night owls as adults

Maybe tummy issues? Mylacon drops (excuse the spelling) for gas. Or it could be because he’s hungry, try adding a little baby cereal in his nighttime bottle.

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The older he gets the more stimulation he needs during the day to tire him out. And also I’ve never known an infant that slept all through the night. Lol. But just keep reassuring him that it’s bed time. Keep lights low, use low tones.

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Maybe just 6 month sleep regression? I’m a ftm so this is just a guess

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Put some bananas in his milk and a teaspoon of karo syrup warm bottle bananas from babyfood about 2 tablespoons.karo for he wont get constipation

Ummm they are 6 mo old lol my 8 yr old still wakes me up. Get a grip.

Babies/kids go through phases. Read a development book.

He did a growing, just cuddle him

i believe there is a 6 month sleep regression around this time. its a kick back too raw reality with babies good luck mamas

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Unfortunately it’s extremely common for babies to have sleep regression around this age. Does he still nap more than once during the day? Has he started any table food yet? I’d try working on a strict bed time schedule to help him understand it is bedtime and maybe cutting a nap. Also put him to bed close to dinner time so he is never and full when he goes to bed.

He’s growing, getting more hungry, cause by now babies are on regular food plus milk. Also teeth usually start coming in about now.

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Mine is doing the same. Following

Try swaddling him. My daughter does it to her son and he sleeps alot better

Sleep regression. It may also be acid reflux so don’t pay him down until 30 mins after the bottle.

Sleep regression. For sure. Look it up there are a lot of great articles to read with information on what to do

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Teething, growing,sleep recession