Mom of a 1 yr 5 m old boy

Q. #AskTheExpert hello Dr. my son is 8 months old now and since past few weeks he started with co sleeping on his own however last 3 to 4 days he is crying a lot during night time with his closed eyes. when I wake him up he starts smiling and playing. infact I make sure I maintain his sleeping pattern n routine also he has been fed fully and them BM. what would be the reason of his cry? bad dream ? or due to his activities during the day makes him tired which is why he is crying. He also goes poo poo before going to bed that way he is not even Gassy or colic. pls suggest some ideas to stop his night cry and he gets sound sleep. TiA

ExpertDr. Hemendra GuptaPaediatrician
A. probably your child sleep cycle us disturbed due to some reason but do not worry about this as it will be fine by it's own so let yiur chikd self soothe
ExpertDr Bandana JoshiAyurvedic Physician
A. It can be due to bad dreams so always make him sleep besides you if it is happening repeatedly and then observe. If sleeping besides you don’t let him cry then you can continue that
sweetyMom of a 4 yr old girl
A. this is the stage when the baby is growing very rapidly and the changes throughout their milestone is the main reason because of which the baby starts crying at night so massage over the head of your baby
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