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Reassurance - is this normal?

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vradz83 Thu 06-Aug-15 20:12:44

DS has just turned 6 months & moved into own room. We've moved from using angelcare sensor to a video monitor so I can see whether he really needs us, or if just randomly spotting in sleep etc.

It seems that every hour (sometimes more like 30 mins) he is shuffling, tossing & turning, rubbing comforter over face, occasionally opening eyes & having a bit of a yawn before going back to sleep for a bit - none of this came through the audio monitor bit of the angelcare! Is this usual behaviour? Or could he be reacting to new surroundings/ slightly more light in room?

I'm a FTM, as if it wasn't obvious already smile

lendi Thu 06-Aug-15 21:12:42

Yep totally normal. My 4.5 month old twins do it every 40mins. (Have been using video monitor for a month or so in evening).
Baby sleep cycles are about 45 mins so they rouse every 45 mins then settle themselves again (hopefully)!

vradz83 Thu 06-Aug-15 23:07:32

Thank you Lendi! Think the video monitor just makes him look so much more unsettled than he is!

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