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busybee1983 Mon 22-Aug-11 12:34:26

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bankholiday Mon 22-Aug-11 13:00:50

I'm not the best person to give advice as DS (6 months) is not sleeping through, but what does a little nap mean? Could he be overtired? Could you try and put him down for 2 naps during the day? What time does he wake up in the morning, he might need a shortish nap before the afternoon one?

Not very helpful, sorry, but sympathies.

RitaMorgan Mon 22-Aug-11 13:04:47

I thought the same, maybe he needs more daytime sleep? 8.30pm is a fairly late bedtime too - how much sleep does he get overall?

My 12 month old still needs two naps a day, and 11-12 hours overnight.

sunndydays Mon 22-Aug-11 15:55:58

I agree, I think at that age dd was having three hours in the day and 11/12 at night. She has always gone to bed at 7, but I have always found from about 4 she starts going down hill so is always more than ready for bed by seven. It could just be a bad habit and if you keep going in quietly and settling him then he will eventually stay asleep?

SenoritaViva Mon 22-Aug-11 15:58:50

What do you give him for supper? You might want to avoid protein. In essence he needs to learn to self settle if there isn't a problem or a 'need' for mum.

When you say he wakes up what do you mean? Is he just awake or is he bellowing? What are you doing/what does he think he requires in order to go back to sleep?

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