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‘Sleep Deprivation Results’ resonate with Why won’t my baby sleep

Sleep deprivation – we feel your pain!! Because sometimes you just need to have a laugh about it all. Stay sane.

2 sleeps during the day makes a difference

It’s been suggested a few times to us, that maybe keeping our baby awake all day would make him so tired, he would sleep all night. The opposite in fact, turns out to be the case. All we got was a very grumpy baby who was impossible to settle. Over the last 3 months, we’ve noticed that if Lucas has two short sleeps during the day, he usually sleeps through the night. Have we cracked his routine? Time will tell so we will keep you posted.

Still not understanding

One of the most frustrating things about a sleepless baby is that some people you meet often think they know why your baby is not sleeping, and that somehow, you are doing something wrong. They may not say these words exactly but somehow an off-hand comment can seem quite cutting and a snippet of advice like “Why not try tiring them out during the day” will only make you angry. Sarcasm is never a good response and often a punch is deemed inappropriate. People who are parents themselves often forget what you are currently experiencing.
 
“Mine were good and slept for 12 hours every night as soon as we brought them home from the hospital.” Another classic.