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    Default 6 weeks - DD can't be settled. Growth spurts??

    We did have problems settling our DD initially but have sorted this out. Up until last sat she was eating once every 4 hours and usually can sleep for 5 to 6 hours at night. She was very easy to settle and both DH and I thought the baby is finally getting used to our environment.

    However all of the sudden hitting the 6 weeks mark, she comes very hard to settle. We tried everything and she is only have max 2-3 hours sleep at night, during the day she is only catnapping, and always wants to be cuddled. And tonight she wants to be fed once every 2-3 hours... I am wondering if our DD has hit the 6 weeks growth spurts or unsettled phase?? Or we have done something wrong? We have not changed our routine at all and don't think she is sick.

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    That sounds like my little girl - only she's always been like that. I'd LOVE to get 5hrs sleep a night lol

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    Default 6 weeks - DD can't be settled. Growth spurts??

    Lol....I must be lucky! On good nights we even get 6 hours of sleep but that only happened once or twice. Usually 5 hours. I feed at midnight then she is usually up after 5am. But tonight she was up at 3 then 5:30... And she didn't sleep much during the day.

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    Default Re: 6 weeks - DD can't be settled. Growth spurts??

    You arent doing anything wrong, she probably is going through a growth spurt and is more aware of you not being with her. My DD slept really well til 3 months, and has woke hourly since. They change all the time, just give lots of snuggles, make sure she is warm and things will change again before you know it.

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    Sounds exactly like my DD. we had just started to get five hour blocks and I remember one night she woke at 11, 2, 4, 6, and 8. The week later we went back to three hours then gradually four. We were at one wake up a night (with a couple of random sleep thoughs) and then we hit 12 week growth spurt and she went back to twice for a few nights. We now have one wakeup or she sleeps through! Hoping your little one is the same my DD is 14 weeks today

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    Default 6 weeks - DD can't be settled. Growth spurts??

    So I guess this is normal. I am so exhausted..... I used to get my sleep from 1-3 now i am not even having that. She was doing a 12,2,5,7 problem was so wouldn't go back to sleep after the feed. Not sure what to do, I don't even think I have the energy to cook today for the family.

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    growth spurts can be a nightmare, during the 6th week, my ds#2 had a day of nothing but screaming and feeding with very little sleep... like he had double the amount of feeds...it was insane. i think i cried the whole time too!

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    Default 6 weeks - DD can't be settled. Growth spurts??

    Quote Originally Posted by DiamondEyes View Post
    growth spurts can be a nightmare, during the 6th week, my ds#2 had a day of nothing but screaming and feeding with very little sleep... like he had double the amount of feeds...it was insane. i think i cried the whole time too!
    I'm currently going through this at 4 weeks!!! Aahhhh!!! Lol.

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    Default 6 weeks - DD can't be settled. Growth spurts??

    Could be a wonder week. First one is between 4.5-6.5 weeks after full term birth (works on due dates not birth dates). Google and read up..quite interesting! There's also an app for 99c

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    Default 6 weeks - DD can't be settled. Growth spurts??

    Quote Originally Posted by TamsFam View Post
    I'm currently going through this at 4 weeks!!! Aahhhh!!! Lol.
    I went through that when she was 3.5 weeks. I didn't know it will come again so soon.


 

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