struggling with newborn stage
lockdownmummax · 27/01/2023 21:59
My baby is 3 weeks 1 day, I also have a toddler who is 3 in march and my goodness it's hard,
My toddler sleeps well so this up multiple times a night has been a shock to the system lol, baby also has colic and screams for hours a night it's hard,
I feel the days are just merging into one and I'm stuck in a cycle of washing bottles, feeding burping and pacing the floor with a crying baby, I KNOW it gets easier as it did with my toddler but I can't remember the time frames, when does it get easier?
Any tips on coping till we're out this phase
PritiPatelsMaker · 27/01/2023 23:10
Congratulations on your new LO @lockdownmummax
My first screamed at night and it's bloody tough isn't it?
With him it turned out that Tongue Tie was making him take in too much air.
Have you tried adding Dentinox to his bottles or an anti-colic bottle?
lockdownmummax · 27/01/2023 23:26
Thank you very much!
It is very tough the only thing that's keeping me sane just now is knowing there's light ( sleep ) at the end of the tunnel,
I'm glad you found the route of the problem for your LO,
I have him on anti colic bottles and also infacol we started him on infacol 5 days ago if we have no luck I will look into this thank you
Wingingit2019 · 28/01/2023 03:10
I am very similar to you OP! I have a 6 week old and 3 year old and it’s very hard. I’m up every 1-3 hours still but I know I will sleep again as my toddler was exactly the same. A lot of people say around the 3 month mark is when things start to become easier. I seem to remember 6 months feeling easier once he was weaning and staying full for longer. Keep going ☕️💐
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