Ask an expert

21 Sep 2007

baby waking
my 14 month old baby has started waking at about 4am or 5am. she has always slept through the night till now. I find her standing in her cot so it is impossible to get her back to sleep. I end up giving her a bottle (her breakfast bottle) and playing with her for an hour and then she goes back to sleep! Why is she doing this - is she hungry? Not active enough in the day? Due to her teeth? Please advise what I should be doing? Also is it bad to give her an Ashton and Parsons powder before bed in the evening - can see the two side teeth on the bottom on either side are coming through?
Answer 340 views
childhood diseases

01 Jan 0001

She is probably getting her molar teeth now which is very painful. You can certainly give her an Ashton and Parson's Powder if she is uncomfortable. She will probably stop this early waking when her teeth come through.
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.