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overduemamma Wed 31-May-17 02:34:01

Any tips on how to get my 3m old girl to sleep through the night? She's stil waking up for at least one bottle. She has managed to sleep through a hand full of times. She's a lot different to my 2 1/2 year old son who slept through from 5 weeks x

RudeDog Wed 31-May-17 03:18:38

Once isn't bad, she's a baby, she's not meant to sleep through - she's hungry and needs to eat. Your son was a fluke I'm afraid.

Lovelilies Wed 31-May-17 03:20:37

Nope! It's nature. She needs feeding during the night. My 11mo has only just started occasionally sleeping through.

SuperBeagle Wed 31-May-17 03:28:13

Not sleeping through at 3mo is normal, unfortunately. She's just a different baby to your son.

Three of mine slept through before 3mo, but one didn't sleep through until 9mo. I just got very lucky with the three who did sleep through. As far as I'm aware, the one who didn't sleep through until later was much more "typical".

Oliack1417 Wed 31-May-17 05:10:49

I've been up for 5 feeds with my 4 month old tonight. Count yourself lucky! hmm

boatyroo Wed 31-May-17 05:30:25

My one year old has never slept through!
One feed is brilliant at 3 months.

theclick Wed 31-May-17 05:33:09

Hi OP, can you tell me what your routine is so far? One feed and the others not needing any is amazing!

slh123 Wed 31-May-17 05:37:23

My 7month old still has me up anywhere between 3 & 6 times a night, and will only cat nap for 20mins during the day 😴 I'd love to just be up once

furryelephant Wed 31-May-17 05:48:18

6 month old here on her 5th feed (8th wake up not including the 3 attempts at getting in the cot). It's very normal for babies to need feeding overnight. It all might change soon (4 month sleep regression) anyway!

teaandbiscuitsforme Wed 31-May-17 07:12:10

One wake up at 3 months is very reasonable. My 5 mo DS woke up about 4 times last night (I try not to count!) and my DD slept through at 18mo. You were very lucky with your son.

chloechloe Wed 31-May-17 08:00:26

Think yourself lucky that you have one who slept through and one who only wakes once! My 5mo is awake every 1.5 hours, my other child was the same! 3mo is still tiny, she needs the calories to grow!

Jennyhatesjazz0 Wed 31-May-17 08:58:10

You can't try and make a baby sleep through at three months!

If they do it naturally, great! If not, I'm afraid you just have to roll with it for now

* an overtired mum of a four month old who was up five times last night

overduemamma Wed 07-Jun-17 23:53:47

Apologies for upsetting anyone.. as I said In my previous post my first born slept through from 5 weeks so I kinda know no different if that makes sense. So when are babies meant to start sleeping through? X

Timetogrowup2016 Thu 08-Jun-17 08:12:29

Your expectations are unrealstic.

Kids are all different.
Some sleep through at 5 weeks some at 5 years old .

Unfortunately the answer to your q is " how long is a piece of string "

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