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    Default camping out- frequent night wakes

    Has anyone ever used this strategy? Can you let me know what you did/how it went? I am specifically looking for people with experiences with this strategy, rather than a barrage of reasons why it won't work or is cruel etc.

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    from what I understand, parent stays/sleeps in the room and comforts child when they cry in nigh, I think with not too much picking up. Gradually the parent moves further away until night wakes drop and self settling improves. Background: I am referring to my own child that I have started to feed 3 times but it is not hungry. She did sleep through form 10 weeks until 3 weeks ago (6 months old)

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    I did it with a chair. After a few nights I moved the chair further away, we did it for about two weeks. It didn't work, but then again nothing did.

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    I have a similar problem with my 6 month DD. she used to sleep through the night, but now wakes a number of times for a cuddle or a suck. It was suggested that she is going through developmental stages, or separation anxiety, or teething problems, or all three. She is also not sleeping during the day - she is not settling down for day time naps and when she does sleep, she is only asleep for half hour or forty minutes before waking up again. It's been going on for a few weeks now, and I am exhausted.

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    We do this with a mattress permanently on the floor in dd's room to sleep on when required. Her sleep is on and off she has stretches of good sleep through nights and stretches of lots of waking. She is 28months now and we have done this since she stopped co sleeping about a year ago. I don't know that this fixes her sleep but it helps dh and me get some rest/sleep while in there. She usually wants to hold hands or be patted when she wakes.

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    Yup did this for my dd day sleeps. She was a shocker. I used a chair. Started beside her cot for 2 days then moved further away until I was standing at the door way. Worked a treat. Took about 4-6weeks


 

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