Stages of baby sickness in the wee early morning hours. Usually applies to colds and/or fever, not stomach bugs.
Stage 1: restless, flops around in bed, needs changed, wide awake, rosy cheeks
Stage 2: happy to get out of bed, talkative, finds a toy
Stage 3: gets bored, throws toys, starts fussing, may need changed
Stage 4:real tears, settles down to nurse, starts kicking legs and gets bored and fussy.
Stage 5: gets bored, sits up, throws toys, looks sad with watery eyes, cries and/or whines a whole bunch
Stage 6: pace around, rocking, singing, more fussing, may need to be in baby carrier/sling
Stage 7: starts to yawn, settles down usually because baby is ready to really nurse, sleep
It's 2:45 am and we are at stage 6