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My 2 Year old girl has never slept though. she used to wake 3 times a night for a bottle and then 5 times a night for a bottle now she is so bad she wakes up 10-15 times a night and wont go back to sleep without drinking her bottle.

Im getting little to no sleep in the evenings. I dont know why she wakes up so many times. But what i do know is that she wont stop crying and go back to sleep without a bottle.

I need help on getting her to sleep through.

I read her books, nice warm bath, settling time. she is not hot or cold, thirsty or hungry. Its just a bad habbit and i dont know how to break it. why does she wake so many times?

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How much does she eat/drink during the day? If you haven't yet, please measure this precisely, particularly with liquids (use the same cup all day, put an exact amount of water in it each time you fill it, and measure total ounces). –  Joe Mar 17 at 18:34
    
@Julz what is in the bottle? Milk? Also, how long does it take her to fall back to sleep after you give her the bottle? Does she finish it, or just take a few sips and then doze off? –  Jax Mar 19 at 1:21
    
She finishes 7 bottles of milk in the evening. –  user7708 May 10 at 8:49
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I'm voting to leave this open. While the underlying issue is the same, I believe the causes are different. –  ChristopherW May 10 at 14:14
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This is not about sleep problems - a two-year-old drinking SEVEN bottles of milk indicates other root causes. –  Torben Gundtofte-Bruun May 12 at 7:35
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Talk to your doctor about her nighttime habbits. Also I would think that it is probibly time to say bye bye to the bottle. Again, double check with the doctor but they need to get all their nutrition during the day.

We stopped night time bottles with my son around 8 months if I remember correctly. It was hard for all of us. He would wake up and cry for a long time, but after 2 or three nights he started sleeping a lot better.

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We had a similar problem.

The solution was for us was to put a leakage-proof water bottle into her bed. She would wake up at night, take a sip, lie down again and continue sleeping. The bottle would just lie beside her ( It was a NUK Easy Learning Cup ). That gave her the comfort she would need at nightly sleep interruptions.

After we got a bigger bed for her with 2 1/2 years we converted the bottle to an open plastic glass with water that stands beside the bed.

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I still have to have water next to the bed to sleep, and I'm 33. I'm wondering if this is why...just saying... –  paperhurts May 14 at 20:31
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