For the past couple of weeks, Austin has had a really hard time sleeping at night. I had all these predictions on what it could be...maybe he is teething again, bad gas, being uncomfortable, getting cold I just wasnt sure what could be the problem. He would get up alteast ten times a night. Some nights it was every hour. I had to get some sleep and soon! I was becoming a monster to everyone! My patience was dwindling down to none. Its hard to go all night and not sleep and then get up and be there 100% for your child who needs you. I do not like losing my cool and thats exactly what was happening.
So last nigt I tried some new things. I gave him some teething tablets and some mylicon for gas right before his last bottle of the night. We laid him down at 8:00pm and he woke up again at 9:00pm. I was discouraged at first but then decided instead of giving him more milk( like I usually would) I gave him a paci. I never did that before because Austin never seemed to care for them. He caught on quick that nothing came out. But I tried the paci and he went right to sleep with no trouble and slept until 2:00am. Which is great! That was 5 hours I got to sleep. At 2:00am I gave him a bottle to put him back to sleep and then he woke up at 7:00am. So I am crossing my fingers that what I did worked and we will try again tonight.