when should I be worried if my little one is not sleeping hi Julie G P Due April 25 (boy); Ontario 65 posts
25th Mar '13

my son is almost 11 months... and still not sleeping his nights... he's on solid foods now, and i usually feed him supper around 6... and at 7:30ish he goes to bed... no problem falling asleep... but he still wakes 2-3 times a night wanting a bottle... i tried replacing with just water... he drinks it, falls asleep but wakes up 30 minutes later hungry... is this normal for this age???

Super Mommy! Costa Mesa, CA, United States 12676 posts
status 25th Mar '13

Why can't he have a bottle? He's only 11 months old, he can still have a bottle until he's 12 months old. Some babies do not sleep through the night in their first 2 years of life.

Samantha (+ 1.5) Due September 14 (boy); 1 child; Rhode Island 6676 posts
25th Mar '13

Yes. Give him formula not water, he's hungry.

My DD is 10 months and still wakes up 4 times a night for bottles.

tooodles 240 kids; Thailand 5075 posts
25th Mar '13

And why wont you give him a bottle? Hes hungry so give him a bottle. Hes still an infant. If hes hungry feed him. Problem solved. Not rocket science!

lil*Mama*Bear 2 kids; Veneta, Oregon 4957 posts
25th Mar '13

Oh yeah. Totally normal. Try watering down his bottles instead of trying to go cold turkey. But it is normal to wake up at night. It could last years. Or you may want to rock him and keep at it until he gets used to only water.

user banned Due January 20; 33 kids; North Carolina 14662 posts
25th Mar '13

Heathen didn't sleep through the night until about 13 months.

Onalee's Mummy Due August 26 (boy); 1 child; Newcastle, Australia 5355 posts
25th Mar '13

My daughter is only just starting to sometimes sleep through the night and she is 4 this year

Just the Sea's mom 1 child; Keokuk, IA, United States 1748 posts
25th Mar '13

give him a bottle of milk,it's fine.

My 1 yr old still gets bottles at nap times and bedtime and when she first wakes up. You don't have to ween him now. They say to start weening around 12-15 months and only when you're ready and can stick to it,or else it won't do any good.

I know because my daughter's dr told me at her 1 year appointment but also because i have a niece who is 1yr and 5 months that is just getting rid of the bottle.

As for sleeping all night if it gets to be where he only wakes up once...try giving him a milk bottle before putting him down and maybe a later bedtime. When my daughter feels well,she hardly ever wakes up and her bedtime went from 8:30 to 9:30,that one hour made a huge difference.

HungryHippo 2 kids; Missouri 12139 posts
25th Mar '13

If he's hungry give him formula
I nursed my son throughout the night until he was 15 months old. His pedi told me at 10 months to stop feeding him at night and I did anyway,he's fine

Julie G P Due April 25 (boy); Ontario 65 posts
25th Mar '13

I guess I didn't explain myself properly...
I do give him a bottle... I've just had so many people tell me that he probably just wakes up out of habit so I tried water to see if he was really hungry or if it was just a habit...
I'm just worried that maybe he's not getting enough nutrients if he's always that hungry?? He's not a big meat eater... I give him cold homo milk with his meals and formula for his bottles... is there certain formulas that don't have enough nutrients to keep him full?? should he really be hungry all the time like this?? he's drinking 7-8oz at a time...