A couple sips at a time...and no sleep! - Mothering Forums

 
Thread Tools
#1 of 3 Old 01-10-2003, 06:35 PM - Thread Starter
 
liza_sam's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Beverly, MA
Posts: 1
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
When nursing at night, my 5-mo-old son now takes a couple sips, then rolls onto his back and wriggles, then takes a couple more sips...for a long time. I'm not getting any sleep. Any ideas? Help!
liza_sam is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 of 3 Old 01-10-2003, 11:23 PM
 
yoga's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2002
Posts: 5,480
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
My 9-month-old did that for a while. What I eventually did was move him a little farther from me at night. He has urges to latch on just to feel me close to him sometimes, and I've noticed that he sleeps much better when we're farther apart. He's the one I could have put in a crib, probably. He still reaches out to make sure I'm there sometimes, but I've noticed that he now will only squirm when he truly wants/needs to nurse.

Good luck! ~Chaka
yoga is offline  
#3 of 3 Old 01-10-2003, 11:35 PM
 
lucimomster's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Amazing Bloomington, Indiana
Posts: 273
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
My little one does that sometimes when he's congested. I suspect that his sinuses drain (or don't drain) and that makes him uncomfortable lying that particular way.

What I do is sit up with him in bed, nurse him in my lap so he can lay on his back. That seems to stop the "sip a little" syndrome.

Good luck!

Luci
lucimomster is offline  
Reply


User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 16,810

144 members and 16,666 guests
1blueheron , abelitz , agentofchaos , alada , AmandaBrooke , americanjuly , AMG , anachka , AndtheStars , angeebaby , apeydef , ascher21 , atremag , aylasebmom , bananabee , bannerd , BarefootBrooke , bex415 , BirthFree , bluefaery , bubbagirl , Catholic Mama , chevy974 , Chipi , Coriolus , Crimson8 , Daffodil , dahlia810 , Dakotacakes , DarcySD , Deborah , easydoesit , elliha , emmy526 , EMRguy , EnviroBecca , erinmattsmom88 , farmermomma , featherstory , FloridaBorn , frugalmama , Gabriel202 , girlie1125 , goodcents , Gracelynsmama , gracelynsmama72 , greenemami , hmcgee12 , Incubator , IsaFrench , Jackie0650 , JadePlant , JayaSky , jazzmom74 , jelymead , Jessica765 , jordyn7465 , junipermuse , K703 , kathymuggle , katmanduzen , Kelleybug , lalalovely , Lauren G H , LiLStar , littlebear3 , loba , LoriJade , mama24-7 , mamabear0314 , mariamadly , marilyn612 , mckenke5 , meeba , MeepyCat , Milk8shake , Mirzam , monkeyscience , moominmamma , morrisk429 , MotherAtHeart , MountainMamaGC , MylittleTiger , NaturallyKait , newmamalizzy , nexxus , nikkialys , nurse1mother2 , oaksie68 , oasis84 , oldsmom , Paxjourney , PeaceLily2010 , Piskito , polkafizz , primalmom , Ragana , Reyhan , richardbarl , rocky , Rodrigo Passos Andrade , RollerCoasterMama , Rosehip , rubelin , sabrosina , SandiMae , sarafl , Sarah Peace Friedman , Serafina33 , shantimama , Shmootzi , siennaflower , sillysapling , Snydley , sofreshsoclean , Springshowers , spruce22 , StellaLuna85 , stellanyc , StepGirlfriend , suitedj9 , t2009 , thtr4me , Tiffa , Tigerle , toothfairy2be , TrishWSU , TweedleZee , typebug , Valerie11 , Veritas Vitae , violetflapjack , worthy , Xerxella , zoeyzoo
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.