+ Reply to Thread
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 12 of 12
  1. #11
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    520
    Thanks
    23
    Thanked
    162
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts

    Default 3 weeks comfort feeding. Hate co-sleeping.

    Quote Originally Posted by chubbasmummy View Post
    Thanks. It's not so much the difficulty for me staying awake. I was wondering how others who don't co-sleep get their babies to settle at all in a bassinet/cot at night.
    Sometimes with great difficulty!!

    I sit on the bedside table and read my kindle while i rock the Basinette. Can take an hour for her to truly settle in the middle of the night.

  2. #12
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Posts
    487
    Thanks
    115
    Thanked
    82
    Reviews
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by chubbasmummy View Post
    Thanks. It's not so much the difficulty for me staying awake. I was wondering how others who don't co-sleep get their babies to settle at all in a bassinet/cot at night.
    DH has always slept in a bassinet/cot. We do use a dummy but only give it to him when we first get him ready for bed and then once he has spat it out and sleepy enough we don't put it back in. He doesn't wake up for the dummy at night. As PP said you can take a dummy away again early on so that it doesn't become too much of an issue later.

    Are you swaddling? I found that really helped as he was nice and snug. Also heating the bassinet with a hot water bottle before putting bubs down is nice.

    For the first night sleep we used the same bedtime routine of boob,bath, boob bed. I would pat/sing etc to get him to sleep. At night he would feed and then fall asleep again and I would put him back in his bassinet (cot when older). I think it really depends on your bubs whether they will settle and sleep easily in the bassinet or not.

    Have you read anything on no cry sleep solutions by Elizabeth Pantley? That might be helpful. Also I found the tresilian website has good stuff on settling techniques. These techniques do take a bit of time and effort to work though.

    Good luck.


 

Similar Threads

  1. really need help re sleeping and feeding bub!!!! (sorry a bit if a novel)
    By 2ndtimemumma in forum Pregnancy & Birth General Chat
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 02-04-2012, 15:16
  2. Baby's Sleeping Routine & Feeding
    By bluebutterfly74 in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 04-03-2012, 13:25
  3. Solids, breastfeeding and comfort feeding
    By MyLittleLilacTree in forum Breastfeeding Support
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 15-02-2012, 15:27

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
christmas gift guidesee all Red Stocking
Nice Pak Products
Australian Made and Owned. The Baby U Goat Milk Skincare range is enriched with soothing goats milk sourced from country, Victoria. Goat's milk has a pH level close to that of our own skin and contains natural sources of amino acids and vitamins.
sales & new stuffsee all
Bub Hub Sales Listing
HAVING A SALE? Let parents know about it with a Bub Hub Sales listing. Listings are featured on our well trafficked Sales Page + selected randomly to appear on EVERY page
featured supporter
Baby Sensory
Baby Sensory is the only baby programme that offers a complete approach to learning & development. Our classes offer an exciting world full of fun sensory experiences for parents and babies to enjoy.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!