I am mum to 5 month old boy who has almost out grown the bassinette that he sleeps in beside our bed at night. I am dreading moving him to his cot in his own room because he has become dependant on his dummy to sleep.
At the moment he wakes between 4 and 8 times a night to have his dummy replaced and instantly goes back to sleep. He sleeps in his cot during the day and it isn't and option to bring his cot into our room.
I've tried getting him to settle with out his dummy (on advice from child maternal health nurse who said let him cry), but he gets hysterical and when I finally give in and give him his dummy his body relaxes, he closes his eyes and instantly goes to sleep (with sobbing breaths from crying).
I am dreading having to get up just to replace his dummy (he doesn't feed between 9pm to 5am). Does anyone have any suggestions?