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18 months old baby boy - cannot sleep

I am a sleepless mother of a 18 month old sleepless baby boy. The baby is in good health with no health problems whatsoever. He is very active and intelligent. However he is not able to sleep well. He goes to bed at around 9pm and sleeps at a stretch for 2-3 hours. After that he wakes up tossing and turning and not able to sleep. When we put him back to sleep he keeps waking up after every 30 minutes or one hour and this goes on till morning. We have ensured that he is not hungry or does not have gas or any other problem. He just cannot go back to sleep. He is drowsy but sleepless. I feel he does not have dreams as he does not wake up frightened or crying. He simply wakes up and not able to sleep again. Please help. We need some sleep desperately.

Both me and my husband are very light (bad) sleepers. So I guess it is more of a hereditary problem.

[message edited by vai_dal on Tue, 13 Dec 2011 02:23:59 GMT]
  vai_dal on 2011-12-13
This is just a forum. Assume posts are not from medical professionals.
I would suggest trying Coffea 200c, given once only. Are you able to get hold of that medicine?

If this does not help, a proper case must be taken to find a more precise choice of remedy.
brisbanehomoeopath last decade
Thanks for your response. I have been trying Coffea (in a lower potency given by my homoeo doctor) but it does not seem to help much.
vai_dal last decade
Then a proper case needs to be taken, as it is unlikely a medicine will be found easily.

1. Describe in detail the main problem - appearance, colour, shape, symptoms, behaviour etc. What happens, when it happens etc.

2. Describe any pains or behaviours associated with the symptoms.

3. Describe anything that makes the problem worse ie. position, temperature, food etc.

4. Describe anything that makes the problem better ie. pain is better for cold bathing or at night in bed.

5. Go through each symptom or problem he/she has, doing the same thing (answering questions 1-4), even if the problem does not seem connected to any others.

6. When did each problem start? What happened around that same time?

7. What is his/her character like? What kinds of fears or anxieties does he/she have? What makes him/her irritable? Flesh out his/her personality.

8. What foods does he/she crave or hate? What drinks does he/she crave or hate? Is he/she sensitive to anything he/she eats or drinks?

9. How does the weather or season affect him/her?

10. How have all his/her milestones gone? Does he/she have any issue with speaking, learning, walking, climbing etc

11. How is he/she with socializing with others?

12. What is his/her bowel habit like? Any problems? Any odours, strange colours or stool shapes?

13. Where does he/she sweat? Does it have a smell or does it stain a particular colour?

14. History of illnesses in his/her life?

15. Has he/she reacted to any vaccines or medical drugs?

16. Problems with sleep? Position he/she sleeps in? Nightmares or any dreams he/she talks about?

17. How is he/she with animals?

18. How is he/she with adults or strangers?

19. What is the family history of illness and disease?

20. What was the pregnancy like? Any odd symptoms or feelings that disappeared once he/she was born?

Obviously some of these questions may not be appropriate.

What potency of Coffea is being used?
brisbanehomoeopath last decade
I am using Coffeaa 30 two tablets once in three days.
vai_dal last decade
If there has been no improvement I would stop the remedy. A wrong remedy will produce side effects eventually.
brisbanehomoeopath last decade
What do you do when your baby is having trouble sleeping?
Get your baby outside and in the sun (make sure they're well protected, of course). Natural light helps reset their internal clock. If you can't get outside, place your baby's crib or sleeper near a window that gets steady, bright light. Avoid sleep-inducing activities, if at all possible, during the day. I find more information here I fallow the steps and I can say that I am a happy mom
Check it out
babydona last year

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