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Why is my 8 month old suddenly now very tired during the day?

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HubbaHubbaHubbaInHoobLand Sun 31-Mar-13 12:49:16

Typical day which has been working brilliantly:

5:30 - 6:30 am - awake
07:00 am - milk
08:30 - breakfast
Between 09:30 & 09:45 has a 45-55 min nap
12:00 lunch
13:30 nap for 45 mins
14:30 milk
17:00 tea
18:00 bath and milk
18:45 bed

These last few days though he has been extremely tired after his morning nap. Today woke from his nap at 10:45 am and was cranky and rubbing his eyes at 12:00. He refused his lunch and have put him to bed at 12:30 and has dropped off straight away. Does anyone know if this could be a growth spurt? Dont think its anything to do with the clocks going forward as he has been doing this the last few days.

juneybean Sun 31-Mar-13 18:22:43

Hmm if he's only having 45 minutes, could be he's waking up after a sleep cycle and could do with staying in bed and seeing if he settles again for a longer nap.

Could be a growth spurt though.

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