Help with Night Waking
DS just turned 9 months, and until recently he had been sleeping quite well, waking between two and four times a night. But for the last two weeks he's been waking every hour, on the hour, and he wakes up positively screaming. Nursing usually calms him back down, but not always. During the day he's very clingy, and the slightest thing will set him off. I'm exhausted, and at my wits end. Nothing seems to help him sleep better. I don't think he's teething or going through a growth spurt, though he is very gassy and always has been.
He's still eating, though he tends to resist until he's sleepy or very hungry.
We've tried giving him gripe water, simethicone, warm baths, massage... we've even tried giving him a dose of Tylenol before bed. Sometimes these work, but usually they only lengthen the first stretch to two hours but not after, if they help at all.
I don't know how coherent this is, so I apologize if it's hard to follow. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
Last edited by @llli*froggylogic; May 16th, 2011 at 10:18 AM.
Reason: I forgot to add, he sleeps in a crib in our bedroom. He tends to thrash around when he's in the bed with us.
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