My son is 6 months old, will be 7 months on the 22nd and over the last week and a half has become very restless at night. He used to sleep through the night since 1 1/2. Now swaddled or not he tosses and turns and randomly cries out multiple times. Never really awake. Some times so upset only a bottle will calm him and put him back to sleep. This lack of sleep is really getting to me and am wondering what could be the problem. I am a first time mom and am really at a loss. I feel bad that he can't sleep and lack of sleep is really getting to me too. I thought it was because he kept kicking out of being swaddled and his new found being able to roll but tonight i swaddled him and put him in a sleeper sac and he still cried out .I don't know what it could be and if anyone has an suggestions or thoughts please let me know. Thank you.
suddenly restless baby during the nights
Is he crawling yet? My daughter had trouble sleeping the weeks before she learned to crawl. She would crawl in her sleep and get stuck in various weird positions. If it's crawling, it will get a lot better when he's actually moving. I would also consider ditching the swaddle. My daughter got really frustrated with the swaddle at 4.5 months and getting rid of it helped her sleep better. But in your case the major issue might just be gearing up to move.