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suzielou87 Tue 29-Nov-16 19:06:37

Hi I have a 4 week old who seems to love sleeping during the days but at night turns into the devil! Anywhere after 10pm he will start screaming which can last anywhere from 1 hr to 5 hrs! Im BF him but having a feed doesn't always soothe him, neither does changing a nappy or trying to rid him of any trapped wind! The HV said last week that he was going through the 3 week growth spurt but although the days are a bit better the nights are still shocking! His screams were so bad last night that my partner rang 111 as we are worried that there is something seriously wrong that neither of us can settle him! To top things off he seems to be throwing up a couple of times a day but not sure what the cause is!
Does anyone have any ideas/advice that has worked for them??

LalaLeona Tue 29-Nov-16 20:04:43

You poor things. Sounds like he could have reflux! Mine had it and screamed the place down at night. i also think he was over tired as i found it hard to get him to sleep. its horrible when they scream, one night mum amd i went to a and e at the hospital as we were so worried. it gets easier xxx

FATEdestiny Tue 29-Nov-16 21:54:56

Babies take comfort from feeling tightly secure, like in the womb. A swaddle recreates this. Have you tried a swaddle?

Babies also naturally take comfort from sucking, which is the reason dummies are amazing. Have you tried a dummy?

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