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Offline Kezzie

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Baby only happy on the change mat!
« on: July 28, 2015, 09:16:19 am »
For he last few days my 10 week old has started crying for a reason I can't work out and then find the only thing that calms her (and seems to make her happy and excited) is lying on the change mat we have in the front room.
She cries uncool ably when I hold her, doesn't want food, nappy is changed and won't lie down in other sleeping options without crying.

She did this last night and I thought it made her overstimulated or tired and took 1.5 hours tot calm her to go to sleep.

I can't just leave her on the change mat all day, and I'm worried she'll end up overtired again which was what I was trying to avoid.

Any ideas?

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Re: Baby only happy on the change mat!
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2015, 07:56:03 am »
Hi - giving you a bump, hope you get some replies soon.


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Re: Baby only happy on the change mat!
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2015, 08:29:40 am »
Hi Hon! Lying on the mat isn't probably a bad activity for a 10wo if that calms her down. I would be so concern. The question would be why she was so ot/os? Can you post your routine?

At 10 weeks when they are still tiny and in newborn stage different things calm them down. They also go through many wonder weeks and growth spurts and they sleep needs may fluctuate. One day they are perfectly happy on some A time, the other day they are struggling.
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Re: Baby only happy on the change mat!
« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2015, 05:22:06 am »
You also might try to figure out what it is about the mat (if anything, babies just try to confuse us sometimes!) -- is it elevated?  Near a window?  Soft/snug?