*Weary sigh*… this little baby has become impossible to ignore, even for 5 mins.
Apart from the fact that he’s still feeding more frequently than other people’s babies (constant snacking… approx every 2 hours, but sometimes even more than that) he seems to want cuddling all of the time – or to be interacted with in some way.
Trying to get him to self-settle is not proving successful – he simply cries if left, and I can’t stand to leave him like that for long. Most of the time the only thing that will get him to sleep is to be curled up like a little frog, face-down on mine or G’s chests, after which we can usually put him down by stealth. Are we doing it all wrong and making a rod for our own backs?
My baby book warned that babies will start to fight sleep at 6-weeks, but is this a short phase or a long-term change?
On the plus side, he’s ever such a a cheerful, smiley little chap when he’s not crying.