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Daylight Savings

Hi, Ever since Daylight Savings started on Sunday my son (who is turning one in a few weeks) is h...

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Hi Mel, My suggestions are, try buying some block out curtains for bubby's room. They work a treat. Also try keeping the window cl...

tinklebell

2year old still on breastmilk

my little girl is still on breastmilk and i tried putting something that doesn't taste to good on...

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Hi I'm still breastfeeding my little girl who is now 15 months,she wakes up only once though the night but still can have 3-4 feed...

littleduck

Sleeping under bed

my 2 yr old has just moved into her own big bed. For the first week she was fine, but for the pas...

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Hi! LOL, it's good to know my little girl's not the only one. Although she's stopped now - for about 2 weeks or so after we got Jai...

olivia

night terrors and nose bleeds

When my 4 year old nephew wakes half a dozen times through the night sometimes it is night terror...

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my son who is now 9 suffered with night terrors from age 1.5. At age 7 saw a sleep dr who said vety easy to cure! just slightly wake...

squizzysgirl

Deaf daughter who won't go to bed without bottle but now does not fall asleep even once finished bottle

Hi, I have a two and a half year old daughter who is severly deaf and cannot hear without hearing...

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Hi there, I have found Tressillian to be really helpful. They are midwives who are specially trained in sleep issues for 0-2 year ol...

shona

21/2 yr old who doesn't sleep

Help! I have a 2 1/2 year old son who has never been a good sleeper. We’ve been to sleep seminars...

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My son definately still needs his daytime sleep. He shows all the tired signs and gets grumpier and grumpier the longer we leave hi...

kelann

15 MONTH OLD STILL WAKING FOR BOTTLE

My 15month little boy still wakes up 1 or 2 times a night and I cannot settle him without giving ...

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Hi, My 18mth old was waking for a night time bottle aswell up to about 15 mths old...and usually at the same time most nights. I st...

ladybunny64

BORN 3/6/02 STILL waking up through night

HELP..!!!!...My son is nearly 2 1/2 and still wakes at night..because he can get out of his bed h...

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Can't do much but sympathise! My slightly older again girl (April 02) still sort-of wakes and cries and needs attention. It&#...

Petals

How old are babies/toddlers when they start having only 1 sleep per day??

Hi There My 12 month old daughter still has 2 sleeps a day. She wakes at 7am, goes down at 9am....

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Hi Kath, Glad that I can help. You are very lucky that you still get two breaks in the day. However now that Jack is older he is ...

Rick

bed rails

we have just this week put our daughter into a bed and is taking to it like a duck to water!! (sh...

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Hi I have just moved Paige to a bed. I thought about getting a bed rail then decided (at present not too). She has only been in the...

solecoria

no more bottle

my little girl is 16mths and no longer wants a bottle the thing is my bed time routine was bottle...

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my little girl, Zoe has just turned 1 and i thought it would take ages to get her off the bottle. but it only took me a couple of da...

mac'smum

What age to move into a big bed????

Hi everyone! My daughter Macenzie is 16 months old and I am 6 weeks prenant with our second. I w...

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Well done Rachel......and Paige..........they really do surprise us don't they.??? I bet your'e a proud mummy. Keep up the good w...

sable

Shift to a bed

Have been trying to get my 21 month old son to sleep in his bed, last few times we tried he went ...

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mother21

My son wont stay in his own bed

Hi i have a 19 month old son and no matter what we try he will not stay in his bed... When i gave...

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Hi Nicole, Is he tired when he goes to bed? Does he have an afternoon nap and if so how long for?? Ella is 21 months old and will...

rachel_e

Pillow or no pillow

Paige is a restless sleeper, and refuses to have a pillow in her cot, on the odd occassions that ...

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Hi Rachel, I have a 19mth old boy and he would always sleep better with us so my partner got him a bananna pillow so it would feel ...

cazandan

Sits up in cot & cant lie back down

My 12 month old was sleeping really well, until just recently she now sits up in bed at night and...

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hope this doesnt come out wrong - but is there a reason why she cant lie back down by her self? also what is uncomfortable for us m...

sable

Waking up unhappy

My 20 month old son is waking from his afternoon nap crying and takes up to 30 minutes to calm do...

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hello i dont really know why they wake up sad, but when tasmin wakes up sad, i always have something different in my hands or walk i...

dais_y81

Sharing a room

I am just curious how are kids with having to share a room? My son will be almost 2 by the time ...

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My girls are 15 mths apart and i put them in the same room when they were 3mths and 18mth. I have had no problems, my youngest still...

Keros

3 Year Old who refuses to go to Bed at Night

Please someone out there I need major HELP. I have a 3 year old Boy who refuses to go to bed of ...

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Heather, Thank you so much for reading my problem and for your suggestion, I was begining to think no one out there would help me. ...

as79

bedtime routines?

Hi if there is anyone out there whos child/ren do actually sleep through the night could you ple...

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I have 2 girls, one 2yrs 8 mths, the other 7 months. It is only really in the last couple of months that they have both started sle...

any other parents with 18 month old who still dont sleep through the night?

hi i am just wondering if their are any other mums with toddlers who dont sleep through the night...

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With the big bed it may be an idea to try a mattress on the floor to start with, first with his day sleep then at night. I found my ...

sophie's_mum

waking up cold after geting out of her blankets

Hi, My 15 month old gets out of her blankets during the night then without fail wakes up cold. I...

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great idea, i will keep that in mind this time around thanks for the update! bye

Will my toddler sleep through the noise my newborn will make?

Hello Mum's, Just wondering how things will be once my next baby is born in about 8 weeks time.....

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Dear Michelle, I haven't had a problem with Naomi waking from Julia's noise yet....we've only had one night in 5 and a half weeks w...

mary mac

Breastfeeding to sleep

My little angel will only go to sleep when I breastfeed her. She is 15 months old and does spend...

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Hi Mary, You sound exactly like me. I have the cot pushed up against the side of the bed with the rail half down. Initially so th...

Thomas

Help with sleeping bags

Hi there, I need some advice regarding those nightime sleeping bags. I have bought one for my l...

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Hiya, Consider how you are dressing him for bed now. If he is only in a wondersuit, then a short all in one is all he will probably...

Kristina

Constant night waking!! Help!

James is now 15 months old, and we have only had 3 nights during this time that he has not woken ...

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Hi, I have the exact problem, my son is 14 months old and he still wakes up allot at night around 4 to 5 times. He sleeps in my bed...

settling a toddler in to a new house

hi i am just wanting some advice on the best ways to settle a toddler into a new house. my son (n...

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hi all thanks for your suggestions!!! my son and i spent our first night in our new house last night!!!! it was a bit wierd being on...

The process of going from cot to bed - Ideas Please

Hello All, I have just purchased a single bed and am preparing to move my 17, going on 18 month ...

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My absolute pleasure!!! You are doing a great job... I am feeling a little teary this afternoon and your reply made ...

Should I move my daughter to a big bed before or after my next baby is born?

Hi Mums, I am hoping someone out there can give me some ideas on this. I have a very active almo...

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Hi Michelle, What wonderful news...Good girl Sometimes maybe it's just us mums worry too much about possible probs. I just got m...

Ailsa Kerr

when do kids get nightmares?

My 14mth old has started to wake screaming between the hours of 7.30-8.30pm. He won't settle unti...

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Yep, that is right, once they can start to tell us what the problem is then our problem will be made alot easier..... it is just wai...

gayle

re: great first bed!

Hi, I just wanted to share with you all, our experience of moving our 18month old from a cot to ...

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Yeah I've seen that one on their web page but here we have 2. The white one and a wooden one. And also $10 cheaper . Shame that the...

vkw

very good sleepers

am i the only one who doesnt hve problems getting my boys to bed. the elsest is almost 4 the midd...

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Hi VKW, My daughter is also a good sleeper, bed by 6.30 and up at 6.30. She normally sleeps about 3 hrs during the day too. She was...

Chico

Cat napper

My fifteen month old son used to have two sleeps a day. Even to get that was an effort. Lot's of ...

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Leisa, I can relate to what you are going through. All I can say is that my 2yr old was a 15minute cat napper and now she has one ...

cristie

HELP!! I Have a 3 year old who won't go in his bed!

I need some advice on what to do, I have a nearly 3 year old who refuses to sleep in his own room...

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Christie, It is good to hear that things are going well for you. You do what works for you. Hope things continue on the way they ...

pooley3

weaning

Hi, my son is 23mths old and I am still breastfeeding. It is starting to wear me out. I have m...

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Hi, My son is 12 month old and I have the same problem. I want to start the weaning process but I do not know how as he only sleeps...

Michy

3yr old suddenly waking at night

Hi there, I have a 3 year old girl who has been a "12 hour sleeper" since i can remember, but al...

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carlie

7.30 pm too early

Hello all, just after some advice. My son who is nearly three goes to bed at around 7,30pm each n...

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Hi, My daughter is alot younger than your son... 16 months old. But we have a very set bed routine in place. My daughter's cut off ...

Tracy

Moving into a big bed

I was just wondering how you went about moving your children into a big bed from a cot. My son is...

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Renn, What great ideas, considering night training will have to eventuate, i will soon need to have the door open. Thankyou, Tepe

Sleeping in the BIG bed

We have just moved our son Kristopher from his cot to a big boys bed, in a new room. I am having...

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Hi Leisa, It did take us about a week, but every time I heard him out of the bed I went in put him back to bed, told him it was sle...

Mother and father at the end of thier tether with toddlers not sleeping

Hi, i am after some advice with my two toddlers. I have a 3 and a half year old daughter and a 23...

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Mandy, If things haven't improved since you first posted your message I would recommend you contact your health clinic in your area...