Never thought I'd try CC, but it's crunch time- DD needs to learn to self settle, for my sanity and hers; she has 15-30 minute day naps after I've rocked her to sleep in my arms (should be much longer) and will only sleep in her cot at night after she's fallen alseep in our bed- and then it's only for an hour or so until she wakes, realises where she is and cries until I bring her back into my bed. She's now almost 11 months old and we can't continue like this- DH and I aren't getting any sleep with her in with us
Anyway, after researching CC, I've noticed that the advice given is to leave the room when letting them cry- but the problem is, DD still shares our room. Can it still work if we are in the same room overnight when she wakes? We can leave the room earlier in the evening, but at 2am I can't be in and out of my own room... Can it still work if I'm lying metres away from her? It'll be dark so she wont see us.. (we have no spare bedroom for her, until we move) don't know what to do, I hate having to even consider this, but I see no other way... am hoping after a few days-1 week she'll have it worked out and we can all get into a normal and happy routine.
Not even sure how I'll go, I'm full of guilt an heartbroken when I hear her cry.. tried it tonight and ended up bringing her into my bed as it was too much I moved her into her cot once she had fallen asleep.
This is tough