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My dd is 12 weeks and feeds to sleep. I'm not terribly happy about it (she falls asleep instead of getting full which caused pretty big issues early on) but it's not a huge deal. What is a huge deal is that she comfort sucks after she's eaten and I can't easily get my nipple out of her mouth without waking her. Last week and this she has started dropping it sometimes but will then root for it again before I can put her down. I also have to hold her for ages before I can put her down and it's killing me.
I know this is a wonder week for her but she has gone from sleeping 4 -6 hours at night to waking after every single sleep cycle and needing to be fed/comfort sucked to sleep. She'll sleep about 40 minutes, need settling for about 30, then sleep for another 40. My dh can't settle her, the only thing that works is boob.
We have been cosleeping the past few days because I need to get some sleep but I sleep terribly and am really worried about her overheating. And she still wakes after every cycle but it's easier to boob her when she's already in bed.
I guess I'm looking for a couple of things: 1, if we cosleep for this wonder week, will she go back to sleeping in her bassinet or will she be used to cosleeping? Should I just resign myself to being exhausted and keep putting her down in the bassinet?
2, any, no cry, advice on getting her to realise my nipple is not a sleeping aid? I've tried dummies but she won't take any of them.
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