Well she self settled for 15 minutes in her bassinet tonight! I'll take that as a win although I can't resettle her so I guess she'll be sleeping with me again I don't want her to get into the habit of co-sleeping but it's the only way to get any sleep at all!
Do what you need to get sleep!! I couldn't get restful sleep with Bub in bed so I do n persevere with settling in the cot. I found she slept well in her swing too.
With the patting by the cot. .I would literally sit on the floor for ages with my phone for entertainment or a magazine. Lol. It did improve. But I haven't perfected it!!
The shhh and patting technique can be tiring! I rocked my DS to sleep till he was around 4 months old. To transition out of this I did what you've been doing. Rock him till he was just falling asleep and then plonk him into his cot. If he woke up I'd repeat the above till he finally went to sleep in his cot. There was a time where I repeated it at least 10 times, cheeky boy! Eventually I could put him into his cot awake and pat him to sleep. Now he'll self settle 50% of the time.
It's hard work!! Good luck, I hope you get some rest soon.
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