My baby is 5 weeks old and I just can't get him to sleep at night. During the day he's in the baby bjorn for most of the day and usually falls alseep within a few minutes of being in there. He'll wake up for feedings and also wakes up the minute he's out of the carrier. if I put him down anywhere he'll start crying. If i try to sit on the couch and hold him he'll start crying within minutes. It seems like he needs to be in constant motion...which then puts him to sleep. But I don't have a choice its either have him crying or have him sleeping. So by the end of the day I'm exhausted from being on my feet all day dancing around with my baby and all I want to do is sleep. Now i've tryed puting him in the bassinet beside the bed and also having him in the bed with me and he'll just start crying within 5 minutes of being put down. He'll even cry if I'm right there beside him with my arms around him it doesn't seem to make a difference. But once i put on his tummy lying on my chest he'll fall fast asleep! Sometimes i'm just so exhausted I just have to let him sleep like that so I can get some sleep, I just don't know what else to do. I know this is really dangerous to let him sleep on his stomach like that, and probably even worst to be on his stomach ontop on me. I'm really not into letting him cry himslef to sleep in his bassinet or even in the bed beside me. Has anyone else had a similar problem?? Or any ideas on getting him to sleep without being on me??
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help baby won't sleep anywhere but on his stomach on top of my chest