My DS never slept longer than 45mins from the day he was born and it never improved despite routines, books and everything else we tried, he broke my husband and I many times over.
DD was a stage one clinger too but only woke once in the night from 12 weeks to 6 months and all hell broke lose.
I called in a sleep consultant who helped us with DD but DS broke her too and eventually by 5yo he slept through the night without coming in to us every night at least two or three times. He had his adenoids and tonsils out at 3 which at least meant we didn't have to sleep in with him as we broke that disaster. We had seen numerous sleep consultants prior to this.
Co sleeping was not an option for us, I am a terrible sleeper and cannot stand my fidgety children in bed with us plus they both snore and are mouth breathers which keeps me awake.
I'm not a bad parent, I didn't fail my children, I did everything I could and it didn't work. It stinks when you have non sleepers and quite honestly until you've lived through the hell of if it you cannot preach what to do based on some stupid book that may work for some and may not work for others.
I'm so thankfully this thread wasn't around when I was going through this with DS, I would have been shattered.
Last edited by Little Miss Sunshine; 29-01-2016 at 18:44.
Perhaps step away from the thread if you are feeling frustrated
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