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04 Sep 2007

Plse tell me it gets better
My 7 month old baby sleeps for a total of about 2 hours per day, this includes night times. I am reaching a saturation point. I work a full day and cannot get by on half an hours sleep at night. I have headaches and am halucinating.

He has two teeth coming out at the bottom and is starting to crawl. He crawls around in his cot at night. Last night I had him in my arms trying to pin him down to sleep. He tries to turn onto his stomach and then head-butts the headboard.

Can I give him Panado every night? Could it be that he is in pain from his teeth? I do put Teejel on his gums, once at night.
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childhood diseases
paediatrician

01 Jan 0001

This is obviously not normal for your baby to sleep so little. Something must be worrying him, possibly his teeth. I am not happy to simply assume it is his teeth as he really is becoming extremely sleep deprived. It is necessary to see your paediatrician to find out if there is some other reason for his very poor sleeping pattern.
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