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Baby Sleep Questions

Most babies don't sleep through the night. And most parents are exhausted. But for many babies, their sleep can be improved with a bit of help. Do you recognise any of these situations?

“My baby wakes up all the time.”

“My newborn won't go to sleep without being carried”

“When will my 9 months old sleep through the night, I am so exhausted…”

By browsing the baby sleep questions and answers below, you'll find out what's normal and not as well as get many tips on how to improve your baby's sleep pattern.

You can also check out our baby sleep section here.

Something to remember – if your baby is newborn, 4 months old, 9 months old or 18 months old and wakes up a lot, it is completely normal. These are all stages that are known to involve shaky sleep for the baby. When newborn, a baby's sleep is shallow and the sleep cycles are short. 4, 9 an 18 months are all development stages, when most babies are a bit harder to settle. You can learn more about babies' sleep patterns month by month here.

7-Month-Old Wakes Up Every Hour At Night – Help!

I have a 7-month-old baby boy who really has never slept well. Lately, it has gotten worse. He already has four teeth, and I suspect another is coming through. I have given him Motrin, and rubbed Orajel on his gums, but he STILL gets up every hour. I don’t think he’s hungry, cold, hot, etc. What am I doing wrong? …

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7-Month-Old Baby WONT Sleep Without Me

7-month-old baby won't sleep without me

by Sharlott (Inglewood, CA) My baby will fall asleep only when I’m holding him or nursing him. To make matters worse, he wakes up as soon as I lay him down unless I lie down with him and nurse him. He naps at 10am and 2pm and goes to bed at 9pm TO 8AM but wakes several times at night …

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My Toddler Is Awake For 1-2 Hours Every Night!!!

by Yeimun (Toronto, Canada) I have a 15 month-old son who still doesn’t sleep through the night. He goes to bed at 9:00pm and will wake up around 2:00am. Then, he refuses to go back to sleep and he will stay awake for about 2 hours before he goes back to sleep again. This happens everyday!! Please can somebody help …

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