Luckily, Sienna is a phenomenal sleeper. Lately, she's been sleeping 11-12 hours straight through the night! After a couple bouts of teething, we've been enjoying a wonderful string of good night's sleep. Last night, however, we fed Sienna something new with dinner. She had a few pieces of roasted zucchini. Apparently, the zucchini (in addition to several green beans she'd eaten early in the day) upset her stomach. She woke up a couple times and cried like she was actually in pain! Since she's not much of a crier, I knew she really wasn't feeling well.
When she woke up at 11:00 pm, I had just drifted off to sleep. I woke up quickly and disconnected my pump before dashing into her room. Here's my dilemma with the pump... several of my cozy pajama pants don't have pockets. When I'm wearing them around the house, I'll usually stick my pump in the band of my underwear! This works fine when I'm sitting around and relaxing. When Sienna wakes up and needs some extra rockin...
Neck pain in the morning can be due to straining the neck while asleep. During certain stages of sleep, the muscles are contracted. One option would be to use a firm flat mattress and a flat pillow—or preferably no pillow in those cases where morning neck pain is prominent. I would strongly recommend you describe this condition to your primary care physician so that he or she can refer you to the appropriate specialist who can properly evaluate you and review your options. Important: We hope you find this general medical and health information useful, but this Q&A is meant to support not replace the professional medical advice you receive from your doctor. For all personal medical and health matters, including decisions about diagnoses, medications and other treatment options, you should always consult your doctor. See full Disclaimer .
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