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Old 08-18-2007, 10:29 AM   #41
 
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Am I the only one here breastfeeding on demand? Would a schedule help my daughter with sleeping better? And perhaps be less clingy during the day?

It sounds like many of you follow schedules as well as set bedtimes. My baby is usually asleep on me or in a sling, until I go up to bed (she sleeps with me). If I try to put her down in the bassinet or my bed, she wakes up. I think she needs to feel me or smell me to sleep. All my kids were this way.
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Old 08-18-2007, 12:41 PM   #42
 
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How does a 1 month old, or even a two month old play?
"Play" is a relative term. I really meant any awake activity, e.g. diaper changes, getting dressed/undressed, bath, looking at toys/mirrors/other objects, etc. etc. You are right; they don't really play at that age.
Just checking, Sarah...I was getting a bit nervous.
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Old 08-19-2007, 07:08 AM   #43
 
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I LOVE FOOTED JAMMIES we had another good night last night I just had to share
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How does a 1 month old, or even a two month old play?
"Play" is a relative term. I really meant any awake activity, e.g. diaper changes, getting dressed/undressed, bath, looking at toys/mirrors/other objects, etc. etc. You are right; they don't really play at that age.
Just checking, Sarah...I was getting a bit nervous.
River plays. He started to "talk" to the animals on his mobile. When he wakes up, he is kicking and talking and laughing at them. And then we play with him by reading to him/telling him stories (he loves to be talked to) or tickling him or babbling back at him, blowing on his belly, covering him in kisses, etc. Oh and We put him down around 8:30 and he sleeps until about 4 and then eats adn then will sleep until about 7:30 and then eats aain and gets to sleep in with mommy while daddy goes to work. he will sleep until about 9-ish before he is ready to get up adn start the day. Sometimes he sleeps through his 4 am feeding. The better he sleeps during the day- the better he sleeps at night. I am reading the book Healthy Sleep Habits , Happy Child and while I disagree with many of their ideas-it has taught me a bunch of useful things.
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How does a 1 month old, or even a two month old play?
"Play" is a relative term. I really meant any awake activity, e.g. diaper changes, getting dressed/undressed, bath, looking at toys/mirrors/other objects, etc. etc. You are right; they don't really play at that age.
Just checking, Sarah...I was getting a bit nervous.
River plays. He started to "talk" to the animals on his mobile. When he wakes up, he is kicking and talking and laughing at them. And then we play with him by reading to him/telling him stories (he loves to be talked to) or tickling him or babbling back at him, blowing on his belly, covering him in kisses, etc. Oh and We put him down around 8:30 and he sleeps until about 4 and then eats adn then will sleep until about 7:30 and then eats aain and gets to sleep in with mommy while daddy goes to work. he will sleep until about 9-ish before he is ready to get up adn start the day. Sometimes he sleeps through his 4 am feeding. The better he sleeps during the day- the better he sleeps at night. I am reading the book Healthy Sleep Habits , Happy Child and while I disagree with many of their ideas-it has taught me a bunch of useful things.
alright it's share time what have you learned for the book??
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ok the last two nights he's back to his old sleeping routine i can't figure out what is going on we've done everything the same...
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