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THE HUGGIES HELP PANEL HAS NOW MOVED Lock

Hi there, The new look Huggies Help Panel has now been launched and can be found in our Being a...

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Maree Viotto

Frequently Asked Questions

Hi to all our members, Here is a selection of some of the most frequently asked questions that I...

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TD6261

From a catnapping baby to a great daytime sleeper!

Hi everyone, for awhile now my 6 month old has been catnapping during the day and sleeping beauti...

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Hi ladies. I'm having so much trouble with my catnapping 6 month old as well (3x 20-30min naps , waking very grumpy). Is there ...

Sunny_Smurf21

Help wanted.....7 month old wakes frequently day and night

Has someone please got some advice for me, my dear wee man has became a very unsettled sleeper. D...

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Something woke your child up like a loud neighbor or traffic - If this is the case then try to keep things quiet when your baby is i...

Celeste_Hayward

4 nearly 5 year old wont sleep

My 4 nearly 5 year old will only fall asleep if im laying next to him and has started waking up 3...

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This is very common sleep problem among preschoolers is night terrors, which peak between ages 3 and 6, affecting about 5 percent of...

Cil

Should I use blackout curtains during the day?

My 9 wk old baby sleeps 12hrs per night usually taking 10-15 minutes to settle to sleep - sometim...

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All I can say is, Wow! A 9 week old baby sleeping 12 hours at night, amazing. Count yourself lucky in that regards.

Kirsty_Holland

7 month old

Hi there, My 7 month old was fantastic when going down for a sleep but the last week he has start...

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I don't have experience buddy.

Rose_Miranda22

7 Month old Started waking Nearly every hour at night

My seven month old has started waking nearly every hour at night, if i dont attend to her straigh...

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Check out this link to the sleep store website, it has info on self settling, which I think may be the problem. I can't rememb...

Ali.053

5 1/2 month old that is breastfed to sleep

How do I break the habit of breastfeeding to sleep. He still wakes usually twice a night to feed...

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my son was fed to sleep till he was three months old. at that point i was like i have to break habit before i turns into something b...

Jacsbradley75

Catnapping 5wk old?

Can anyone please give me some tips on getting my 5 wk old to stop catnapping? She has done it si...

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Its a boys world

Fighter to go to sleep

Hi, my son is 6 months soon to be 7. Since about 4 months I have struggled in and out with him fi...

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OMG I feel like it's me writing your post LOL! My daughter is 7 months old and since she was 4 months, she has been struggling to sl...

Boulouko21

question about bottle fed 'formula' little 6.5 wk old girl.

hi there, i have a very cute little 6.5 wk old girl who when born weighed 5lbs 12oz. i tried bb ...

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hi all yeap i got infants friend too and that does produce some vocal burps. She is growing soo fast that she is not going to sleep...

Mummy-06

Help

My 7 month old has eczma and scratches his face to bits if i dont wrap him, i even put gloves on ...

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Hi Sammy My girl is allergic to dairy, nuts and eggs. Possibly other things too. Have eliminated a lot from my diet as I breastfe...

georgiarose124

my 10 month old has decided he is not a great sleeper anymore...

hi, my 10 month old, Archie, has just decided he doesn't like to sleep any more. He has been wak...

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my bubs is the same age .... breastfeed and now formula topped up as well She didnt want the boob today much she kept pulling at he...

Natasha1601

7 Month old will only sleep thru night with mummy

Hi. I have a 7 month old that is just adorable but she is a mummies girl. When I put her in her c...

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Im glad youre getting some rest!!

Shonmills

My 7month old breastfed baby wont sleeep!!!!

I have a 7 month old baby boy hardly ever sleeps during the day and night. During the day he will...

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This sounds the same as my bub. 7 months old breast and bottle fed baby who used to sleep through the night now won't. Wakes up vi...

8 month old waking up crying

Hi there My 8 month old son is a happy little man that sleeps very well. However, during his da...

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mel8810

My newborn won't sleep!

My baby is 2 and a half weeks old, and he won't sleep more so during the day. I feel bad because ...

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check with your Paediatrician or GP if there's any problem with reflux etc etc. Check with a breastfeeding consultant as well to mak...

S_Clatworthy

12mth old uncomfy

hi mums, my 1 year old is between walking and crawling so not quite able to be in big bed by hers...

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mummylove2

help, 20 month old ds, fantatstic sleeper gone bad overnight

Please help. My 20 month old son use to sleep perfectly and has changed overnight just recently. ...

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Thanks Mama sara and shell for your advice. I actually think myself it has to be either scared/night terrors or an attachment thing...

Riley&Sienna

22 month ol from good sleeper, to bad to very bad to worse. Please help

Our 22 month old ds was a great sleeper up until 10 months old. He has always going to be very ea...

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sezz13

8 month od waking through the night

This is my sons routine he wakes aprox 7:30 has breakfast at 8:00 has breastfeed then sleep at ...

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Have you tried formula feeding at night to see if he'll settle a bit better. He really should be sleeping through the night by now...

livvbabe

HELP ! my 7month old will only sleep being cuddled

hey everyone im having problems with my bubba. he wont sleep in the cot for longer then an hr an...

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my DD is 7 months as well and I have had the same problem she just fights her sleep something shocking, she went through a stage whe...

Kelly&Bub

Cat Napper

hi, my son is now 19 weeks old and is still cat napping unless he is being held. if being held he...

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i have a cat napper too but i just wanted you to know that i know how you feel & the people that seem disgusted obviously havent had...

fionaelmer

8 Month old waking screaming

Hi, My 6 Month old little girl is now finally going to sleep really well at night. But, I think...

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oscarsmum

4.5mth old stirs every hour from 3am

Hi, I'm wondering if it's normal that my 4.5mth old (bottle fed) stirs throughout the night somet...

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I've just started having a similar issue. I also have a 4 and a halfish month old and for the last 3 nights he has been having very ...

leisharee

weaning 10 1/2mth old DD from Dummy

Hi there, im after some tried tactics on how to wean my 10mth DD2 from her dummy! She only has i...

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Funkdfy

cot to toddler bed transition

Hi, this is my first post, my son is 21mths old, we have been fortunate that he has been a good s...

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Thanks Di, We're happy to give anything a try at the moment, so it's nice to hear that all is going well with you! Still having a ...

keelarna

ALMOST 2YR THAT WON'T GO TO SLEEP IN HIS COT

Hi, I have read some of the other questions and suggestions and I am going to try some of these ...

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hi i just wanna add with my son his 2 in april he drives me nuts at night time .. at day care he sleeps straight away they dont pat ...

MR52C4

4 yr old always had sleep issues

Hi, not sure where to post this as my daughter is no longer a "baby" or "toddler", but I am at my...

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Juddsmum

18month old sudden bad sleeper!

Hi, my son just turned 18months 1 week ago and overnight has turned into a horrible sleeper. He h...

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Hi Rowena, It’s hard to say why the sudden change but with daylight saving here (unless you’re a Queenslander) this should be helpi...

busytwins

Separating Co-bedded twins

Hi, I'm seeking some tips or ideas on settleing and separating co-bedded twins. I have premmie tw...

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Hi, We normally suggest to stop wrapping after 3 months and with them becoming more active and also Summer almost here I would stop...

gagee

early riser, and only sleeps at home

Hi I have a 21 month DD, she has always been a great sleeper - at home. Recently 2 sleep issues h...

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Hi Christine, Don’t make a battle out of the day sleep. With daylight saving this might help with early mornings otherwise you need...

tassiegirl

no sleep

i am a single mum to a son who is 20 months old he sleeps in cot in my room i want to put him in ...

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Hi, It is really up to you I had my son in his cot until his 3rd birthday. It won’t b easy to make these changes and I would probab...

Princess_Emma

Not sleeping through the night

My baby is 7.5 months old and not yet sleeping though the night. She has a fairly good day routin...

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Hi, A baby should be able to sleep 7pm to 7am without and overnight feed from about 6 months on. She seems to be getting a good int...

clarkenson

wont sleep in the day

i just have a few questions about my 8 week old bub i think he has reflux as he is a extreamly fu...

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Hi Justine, Firstly take you baby to your doctor and have him checked so you can be sure about colic and reflux and offer relief fo...

lucygoosey

4 month old no longer sleeps thru the nite - Is his dummy sleep prop?

My now 4 month old boy started sleeping through the night at 6 weeks. He has recently stopped and...

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Hi, The use of a dummy and the loss of it can become a sleep association. You can either remove it just before he falls asleep or j...

CCD01B_609056

Sleep Troubles

My 20mth old Daughter is still waking up during the night and will not settle back down unless sh...

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Hi, The most important part of this solution is that she goes to sleep in her own bed initially so she learns to sleep independentl...

KDB4B8_1178300

Playing Not Sleeping in Cot

My 8 month old has started having 'cat naps' during the day. Once tired I put him into his cot (...

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Hi, Do be guided by tired signs if he starts playing get him up straight away and wait for the signs again but on the second showi...

willsma07

sleep problems

Hi my 10 week old baby has slept well at nightup until 1 week ago now at about 2-3am every mornin...

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Hi, At this age you might still expect to be offering one overnight feed. He is growing and may be hungry. You can try to resettle ...