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where has my placid baby girl gone?

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eversoslightlytired Fri 12-Aug-11 14:20:00

DD is 23 weeks old and was so placid and laid back. She is now a grizzling whingy baby who cries whenever I walk away from her!! She is also feeding much more. Could this be a growth spurt?

ElbowFan Fri 12-Aug-11 17:43:21

Any chance she may be teething?

Octaviapink Fri 12-Aug-11 19:07:03

Probably either growth or developmental. I found the whole six-nine months section pretty tricky with both DCs - they get frustrated because they want to do so much more than they can. Really starting to notice the world and unable to interact/communicate with it. Is her sleep disturbed as well?

eversoslightlytired Fri 12-Aug-11 20:48:24

Yes she is teething. She has been since 8 weeks when she got her first tooth! Her sleep during the night is not disturbed but actually getting her to go to sleep is a nightmare! She fights and fights it.

InmaculadaConcepcion Sat 13-Aug-11 14:25:57

Could be Wonder Week 19 having an impact - 4-6 months has a lot of mental development going on which often makes babies clingy and irritable and can play havoc with their sleep.

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