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    Default BEST and WORST sleepers?

    Hi parents of two or more children.

    Tell me about your best and worst sleepers; assuming you had that combination. I realise some people have all the luck - or none of it! Haha.

    Just interested to hear your stories

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    No combination here. They were both really great ... At waking up!

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    both great sleepers...SORRY. Both sleepng through at 6-8 weeks and DS only woke ONCE a nights fomr age TWO DAYS!!!
    DD was the worst of the 2 as it took 4 weeks for her to only wake up once....I know, i Know...not worst at all. Sorry i know everyone hates me!

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    DD1 is a great night sleeper. She is very easy to put to bed and sleeps all night (unless sick). She is 4 and has been this way since 13 months.
    DD2 is a horrible sleeper. She can't fall asleep without me and takes ages to go down, she wakes several times during the night. She is 2.5.

    Neither child was very good at day sleep and dropped naps at an early age.

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    Wow. I've made my peace with ds and his sleep antics... wake antics more like, but it does still hurt a little hearing that!

    I'm *hoping* that I've already had my worst sleeper - or Lord help me!

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    Default Re: BEST and WORST sleepers?

    Quote Originally Posted by MothersMilk View Post
    DD1 is a great night sleeper. She is very easy to put to bed and sleeps all night (unless sick). She is 4 and has been this way since 13 months.
    DD2 is a horrible sleeper. She can't fall asleep without me and takes ages to go down, she wakes several times during the night. She is 2.5.

    Neither child was very good at day sleep and dropped naps at an early age.
    Definitely have more in common with you, my friend!

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    DS was horrible. I ha to rock and pay him an burp him a lot. He would only go down by him self at prob 10months. I was getting big by then with dd. she was beautiful to go down. I didn't rock and she didn't have a lot of wind (tho I am now suspecting the "wind" my mil said DS had wasn't wind) I hope ds2 will be like dd. fingers crossed lol

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    DD - sleeping 10+ hours at night, without waking, since she was 9 weeks old. And that was feed her, wrap her and put her down awake. No crying, no whinging, nothing, she'd make no noise and just go to sleep.

    DS1 - waking every 1 - 1.5 hours over night until he was 5 months old then waking every 2 - 2.5 hours until he was 18 months old. In addition to the frequent waking for feeds, he also would.not.sleep unless he had a boob in his mouth, so we slept, for 18 months, side by side with him attached to my breast.

    Between the months of 19 and 24, there was a night time routine which was milk, him holding my thumb while I sang the same nursery rhyme, on repeat, until he finally fell asleep. This could take anywhere between 15 minutes and an hour.

    He finally started sleeping through consistently, without waking, when he was 2 years old and ever since has been an awesome sleeper.

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    DD1 I had trouble getting her to sleep, until about 2 years old. She slept pretty well, it was just getting her to sleep.
    DD2 was/is a really good sleeper. She slept through from birth until about 6-8 months when she went into her cot (she co-slept prior to that), then she would wake about 3 times a night for a bottle. She is 2 years old now and only wakes once a night a few times a week. No issues getting her back to sleep, which is why I consider her a good sleeper.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bonkers View Post
    DS was horrible. I ha to rock and pay him an burp him a lot. He would only go down by him self at prob 10months. I was getting big by then with dd. she was beautiful to go down. I didn't rock and she didn't have a lot of wind (tho I am now suspecting the "wind" my mil said DS had wasn't wind) I hope ds2 will be like dd. fingers crossed lol
    Crossing them for you!!!


 

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