My child keeps waking up: what can I do? (Video)

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Health visitor Penny Lazell talks about some of the things you can do if your child keeps waking up during the night.
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Last reviewed: December 2016

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my son is 5 months old an he can hold his beaker with both hands for about 3 min then lets go of it. he also can sit up for about 1 min on his own then falls over. But the only thing he has trouble with is sleeping he used to sleep all the way through and slept from 11 at night to 5 in the morning but when he turned 5 months he will sleep for half hour then just wake up for about an hour then go back to sleep.
Bad11, at 5 months old your baby is not supposed to hold the bottle on their own. Babies don't usually learn to do this until much later. My daughter is 9 months old and she's only just learning to hold the bottle and even then we do most of the feeding. Hope this helps.
The baby is 5 months old but does not hold the feeding bottle and as stop drinking the milk too,what should I do pls.
With my 1st it took only one week of skipping his night feed for him to learn to sleep through but my 2nd is proving mich harder to appease. He'll happily go without the food and doesn't drink mich at night but he still wakes up every 3 hours wanting to cuddle or just chomp on my nipple like a teether. We've tried given him teether but he'll have none of it.
I'm having such a difficult time with my lo at night. He gets me up 6+ times in the night. Sometimes I can settle him off by cuddling him but most of the time I have to feed him. He doesn't feed for long so I don't think he's hungry either. He just never seems to go into a deep sleep. He stirs whenever there's any noise. I just don't no what to do to get him to sleep longer. He's 15.5 weeks and still behaves like a newborn when it comes to nighttime

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