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    Quote Originally Posted by VicPark View Post
    I honestly don't mean any offence but it's not normal for an 11.5 month old to take every 2 hours in the night for a feed. Not saying your bub isn't a gorgeous little pumpkin. Does bub have any medical issues?
    Actually that is within normal limits. Dr sears has a lovely article about normal sleep habits in various cultural groups.

    Western societies are far more obsessed about the amount of sleep compared to other groups. African and many Asian mothers have no concept of 'routine' sleeps. Babies just feed, then sleep, then feed.... All in their mothers arms.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rose&Aurelia View Post
    Actually that is within normal limits. Dr sears has a lovely article about normal sleep habits in various cultural groups.

    Western societies are far more obsessed about the amount of sleep compared to other groups. African and many Asian mothers have no concept of 'routine' sleeps. Babies just feed, then sleep, then feed.... All in their mothers arms.

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    if that works for them, great!

    I do wonder what you're meant to do with 3 children under 3 or 4 who still need mum to fall asleep. Inevitably one misses out and I'm sure there would be some crying.

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    @peanutmonkey

    I applaud your stance on parenting. You consistent patience with your boys is something I greatly admire.
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    How were you put to bed as a child?

    I was rocked and cuddled as a baby, bedshared as a toddler. Room shared with my brother as a child and only had my own room as a teen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Allie Pallie View Post
    normal, no. Common, yes.
    The definition of normal is not abnormal, regular, natural.

    Pretty much sums up feeding a baby through the night to me.

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    At 11.5 months old? Every 2 hours? I would suggest that even though that happens its not normal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Allie Pallie View Post
    if that works for them, great!

    I do wonder what you're meant to do with 3 children under 3 or 4 who still need mum to fall asleep. Inevitably one misses out and I'm sure there would be some crying.
    Nope. My aunt had 3 under 2

    It's called a family bed. My aunt had the twins either side of her. My uncle had the toddler next to him. When he was away she had all three in bed with her.

    I had 2 under 2. One on either side and we all slept blissfully.

    This morning we had all four of us in bed together. Dd2 got up to use the loo around 3am and didn't want to go to sleep in her cot so dh brought her to bed. Dd1 crept in at around 4am. Dd2 loves to sleep on dhs chest. His snores lull her to sleep.



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    Aww thank you Rose&Aurelia, thats such a lovely thing to say! I feel we have very similar beliefs in most aspects of parenting.

    I just want to be clear, while posting in this thread I am talking about my own choices for my own children. I think that if you make the choice to use SOS or any other parenting method, then you have obviously weighed up your options and made the choice that is best for your family. I completely respsect that.

    I do however believe in making people aware that a tiny baby sleeping through the night is not the norm, that is isnt something that has to happen for you to be a good parent and that there are other ways to achieve better sleep for your babies, and that SOS not working on your baby is not a reflection on you as a parent. Routines really dont suit all babies

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    When DD had silent reflux we tried having her in our bed, she did not sleep, she thought it was play time.

    So I fed to sleep at night - worst thing to do for a reflux bub. They snack feed, don't get a full feed and wake cranky.

    My DD was never happy in the first 5 months of her life.

    Unfortunately, none of these softer methods worked for her.

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    Never read SOS dd has slept 6:30-7 from 3 weeks old. Prior to 3 weeks would sleep 6:30-3 and go straight back to sleep once fed. Only recently (4 month regression) she is sleeping 6:30-5. We do the dream feed which is apparently in SOS but I didn't know that.

    ETA: I know it isn't normal and we are incredibly blessed! Pretty sure our second will be the total opposite.
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    Quote Originally Posted by peanutmonkey View Post
    I do however believe in making people aware that a tiny baby sleeping through the night is not the norm, that is isnt something that has to happen for you to be a good parent and that there are other ways to achieve better sleep for your babies, and that SOS not working on your baby is not a reflection on you as a parent. Routines really dont suit all babies

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    I think this is really the most important part in the whole sleeping through discussion. I personally didn't know this. Now I do I imagine things will be a lot different with a 2nd - crap or angel sleeper, I will cope better knowing that.

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