Have a baby, they said. It’ll be fun they said. Well… it often is fun, but much of the time it’s walking through darkened hallways in the dead of night to settle that adorable, upset infant you brought home!
Let’s go back to basics and run through some of the main reasons why your baby is keeping you up at night:
4. Because they don't feel well
Teething, illness and infection can all contribute to make your baby feel miserable and keep them up at night.
If you're not sure whether illness or teething is a contributing factor in your baby's wakefulness, keep a diary of their sleep patterns and other symptoms and head to the GP or baby nurse for further investigations.