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*~Zimbee~*

To breastfeed or not....

Hi, I tried to breastfeed with my first baby and after seeing countless lactation specialists and...

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I agree with the others, and wanted to say as well that looking after a newborn and a busy little toddler is going to be hard enoug...

thefairymum

when is the best age to move to a bed

Hi just curious what is a good age to move dd into a big bed she is nearly 1 now we are in no hur...

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Hello there My dd is turning 2 in July. We got a toddler bed for her yesterday from a friend so we going to put that together tonig...

gypsy kylz

4am is just too early! waaaaah!!!!

and my internet is FINALLY working again... <img src='https://www.huggies.com.au/forum/public/...

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after DS freakout this morning he said 'dark is scary me' so we think he may be having a scared of the dark phase, so weve bought a ...

Zinkles

Night weaning

DS used to be a wonderful sleeper at night. The first night we brought him home from the hospital...

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Lisa_Applebee - That would be REALLY hard! I would much rather not do it that way, but it looks like might have to I'm not so sure ...

hoola-hoop

What time is bedtime on your house?

I put DD (2 1/2) to bed at 8:30pm, she sleeps til about 7am. Just wondering if it's too early to ...

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My DD (2) and DS (4) go to bed between 6.30 and 7 and wake up anywhere from 5 - 6.30. As much as I hate some mornings how early they...

Aville2011

Sleepless in Perth

I have two boys one 19mths and one three years, and am expecting our third child in November. My ...

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Does anyone have any suggestions on encouraging/teaching 3 year to go back to bed on their own?

What is waking her up? Is she having bad dreams? If she's getting up due to being scared or even...

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Just another suggestion, I bought my daughter a Gro Clock (makers of the Grobag and Gro temperature egg). You set it at night, the ...

Help!

Sounds very familiar. I bet you're exhausted. My 2 year old was like this and then I discovered h...

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Thanks ladies things are looking up. I took your advice on board and she's had 2 early nights in a row and has stayed in bed and go...

dancing mama

my 22month old does not want to sleep in his gro bag

Hi mummies. my DS who is 22 months old was really sick with Hand Foot Mouth. He was so frustrated...

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Yeah my DD was about that age, or somewhere around there, when she refused to wear the Gro bag again! They suddenly realise that th...

I Love My Babes

Teaching 14 1/2 month old to fall asleep by himself.

Hi My 14 1/2 month old has always been bf to sleep. We have now weaned all bf except the bedtime...

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What about reading him to sleep? I used to read dd1 a couple of picture books and then read from a novel like the magic faraway tre...

julzbr

Wake cry wake cry

Ok so I know this is common, but I don't know what to do. Our 2 year old daughter has always alw...

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Is she scared of the dark? My DD is two and she has to have a night light on or she is up 20 times in the night. She also has nast...

Mum-2-2-Babes

Dummy Fairy?

So my baby has just turned 2 and I'm starting to get worried about her having a dummy. She mostly...

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swapping one thing thats bad for her teeth with something else bad for her teeth... LOL thanks for the idea. Subzero, thats really ...

_Annie_

Does your Toddler do this?

My 13 month old DD has a different 'awake time' every day and i just wanted to know if that's rea...

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Not sure, but you could try and gently wake her at 7 on days that she is having a sleep in, to try and help her into a regular wakin...

Red Tea

a quick vent about daylight saving and sleep all over the place

Hi mums, I really dislike daylight saving start or ending, just dislike it very much!! I've bee...

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it sucks hey my kids are all over the place but that because we dont bother with trying to slowly adjust their bed time by 15mins o...

Jen&Daz

Toddler Sleeping but Crying Through Night

My 20mth old daughter often wakes us (& her 4mth old sister!) through the night by "crying/whimpe...

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My 22month daughter has been waking EVERY night for the last month. Just crying out for me. She shares a room with her 3 1/2yr old s...

3 year old just started getting out of bed during the night

My DS started to do this recently, he is 3 in June. I also have a now 6 mth old and I was getting...

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Lil Cheeks

HELP! Wean 16 month old from my hair!?!?

Help! My 16 month old son is become very attached to my hair and will now only settle down to sle...

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You could put a blanky on your pillow and sleep on it so it gets the smell of your hair and then try settling him with the blanky?

Becclm

4 am Waking in Morning and Won't Go Back to Sleep

My 2 Year Old has decided that he is now going to wake up at 4 am. He still wakes up in the middl...

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I cant really help with the dummy solution becasue my son lost his in our house somewhere one day and it had to be the last one i al...

Red Tea

morning sleep for a 14 month

Hi, It all started last week when i decided to go shopping and try to let DS sleep in his pram b...

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At about 12 months my girl started just having 1 sleep in the middle of the day and her night time sleeps were about 7pm - 8am (1 or...

*~Zimbee~*

14 Month Old broken sleep!! Please Help!!

Hey Everyone! Was hoping i could get some help in way that other have overcome problems similiar ...

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Moving 30 month old to a new room and a big bed-tips please

Hi Ladies I am trying to get my 30 month old dd to move into a new room and big bed as I need he...

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Is it possible to keep your DD in her room & put bub in the room you are planning to move DD into? We kept our DD in her room, as w...

2girls+1boy4me

11 1/2 month old become a sleep pain

Hi, DD2 is 11 1/2 months and for the past 6 weeks her sleep has been getting worse. She used to ...

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Hi mum of Chloe, How long is her one day sleep at childcare? Could she be really tired from day care and lacking sleep so that is ...

jstar20

HELP I broke my baby!

Oh NO ... Ive broken my baby. She used to go to sleep so well ... BUT weve been away and shes bee...

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Well I have managed to get her to fall asleep in her cot by herself ... after a couple of goes. Well see what happens when she wakes...

LT2462

Need help with 8 month old

We lost our third baby to sids at 5 weeks old and have since had another one but due to our circu...

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We lost our third baby to sids at 5 weeks old and have since had another one but due to our circumstances I have co sleep with him ...

Sarah_C_Jackson

1 year old still not sleeping through

Hi Im in desperate need of some help. I have a 1 year 3 week girl who has never slept through th...

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My DD is 13.5 months old and up until a week ago, regularly woke 2-3 times a night to feed. I would just get up and breast feed her ...

~NoDdY~

I'm in a conundrum!

hi So since doing a version of cry it out with DD to end co-sleeping she has been pretty good o...

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Hey nods, my dd used to be a wriggler too. Target have fleecy all in ones that go up to massive sizes for school age kids even! Lol ...

#1 mummy

what do u think?

hi everyone, havent been on here in a while, hope everyone is well so DD is only 21 mths old...

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DS is 24mths and since he was 20/21mths he has been only having a day sleep every 3-4th day and usually without a fight. I ask him "...

Michelle_Mm

DAUGHTER MAKING HERSELF VOMIT IN BED

Hi I have a 19 month old who for a few weeks now she seems to hate her cot so much where she will...

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oh gosh she sounds really distressed, how horrible for you! Does she only vomit going to bed, or if she wakes? If you visit PinkyMc...

Mrs.H

Why oh why?

My 2 year old DD is driving me nuts! She won't sleep past 5am. The latest on record is about 5.20...

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Hi there, my son is an early riser too. Bedtime is 7pm and he is usually up sometime between 6am and 6.30am. But he started waking...

newfy

20mth old waking in the night

Hi I need help please. For the last couple of weeks my daugter has been waking during the night....

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I can't really help but my son does the same, altho no dummy. Will wake in the middle of the night and wait for me to come get him o...

**aqua**

I feel like a rotten mother

Hi, like the title suggests I feel like a really rotten mother! Little miss is nearly 20 months ...

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Good luck - hope you get it sorted. Nothing like being able to have a daytime nap yourself

Day sleep or not?? What to do

I have talking books for my 4yr old, and the same as you guys occasionally he needs or wants an a...

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If you try to wake them when they are in a deep sleep it will be harder to wake them. Since their sleep cycles will differ you can w...

h_k_lucas

sudden waking

My 7 month old bub has pretty much always been a good sleeping, self settling to sleep anywhere b...

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My 7 month old bub has pretty much always been a good sleeping, self settling to sleep anywhere between 6 & 7pm and then only wakin...

how would you change...

hey i was after some advice how would you go about changing your little ones sleep schedual? D...

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I'm with Dansally; wake him earlier, get active, nap earlier and hopefully he'll go to bed earlier! Do you have any heated pools n...

Too harsh?

DD1 (3yrs) is an early raiser - sigh. She has an alarm clock in her room and is very good about...

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Yeah, that is definitely a tricky situation! When my DD1 was younger I would try to keep her up until around 7 or so, and she would ...

ErinSk

13mth old twins hardly sleep during the day

My 13mth old twins are hardly sleeping during the day. They've never been great day sleepers and...

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What time are their two sleeps? DS went down to one sleep around 14 months-ish. He tends to get up at 7am-ish, sleep 11am-ish for 1...

jujubear

Novelty Beds

We are going to transition our son cot to bed soon as he is nearly 3 and we want to get a car bed...

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Only thing that annoys me is I can't sit on the edge of his bed because the sides are so high, but i just sit beside the bed to read...

Bottle to settle - help please!

This is probably a stupid question (and I'm always telling people there are no stupid questions ...

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We have the exact same problem, we started doing it because she refused to let us hold her to feed her afrter 9months, she was an ea...

cheeda

16 month old wont sleep in own bed

Hi everyone, I need some advice on what to do with my 16 month old daughter. She has slept throu...

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Hi everyone, I need some advice on what to do with my 16 month old daughter. She has slept throught the night since she was 6 week...

Meg2011

Moving twins into big beds

Hello Ladies, Just wanted to see if anyone had any advice/ thoughts on moving my twins into thei...

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Hi, I have twin boys who just turned three in January. They have been in big beds since they were 22 months old. Before that they w...