The 7pm bedtime really can't be shifted, that's when the 2 year old also goes to bed and she doesn't sleep well if we don't keep her bedtime 'rituals' and timings then she doesn't sleep well and at the moment she sleeps through.
I try and stretch his first sleep until at least 8am but if I don't put him to bed and he's tired he'll fall asleep in my arms or crawl somewhere quiet and go to sleep.
Dreamfeed woke him up and he was a nightmare to settle at 2am and then he woke at 3.50am anyway and wouldn't settle.
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22-12-2011 07:42 #41
22-12-2011 07:56 #42
Did you do the dream-feed at 2am, or just before going to bed yourself? If 2am and that didn't work, try doing it between 10-11pm instead perhaps? Worth a try hopefully...
22-12-2011 08:30 #43
We're leaving to go on holidays this afternoon, I'm giving up until we're back in 2 weeks. Hopefully having family around we can shuffle who wakes up at stupid AM.
22-12-2011 12:24 #44
Try Sam Spina (sp?) back here, he was fantastic, he did some kind if cranial massage on my nephew that mimics that of a natural birth since he did not get to have a natural birth and it worked wonders, resulting in a more settled baby. He still wakes early, but he isn't unsettled so that's just the type of person he is.
22-12-2011 17:17 #45
22-12-2011 17:24 #46
If its a habit you have to allow up to 14days before declaring something a fail (or so ive been told)
I had trouble with DS2 going to sleep, and staying asleep so i feel your pain.
22-12-2011 17:37 #47
As a PP said- I hope the holidays trick him into a better routine!
My personal opinion, with a child almost one I would hope to be getting rid of all (if any) nighttime feeds by this age. This summer has also been cooler, around 3.30-4 is the coldest time of the day- is he warm enough? Is he eating enough during the day?
23-12-2011 09:19 #48Senior Member
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What suburb do you live in Townsville? In Kirwan there is an IMPs clinic, I have taken my ds there and they gave me some great suggestions. At no stage did they suggest for me to use the cc method. That may also be another option. I read in one of my books that dream feeds don't usually work for babies over 3 months?? Certainly didn't work for us. Hope you have a lovely holiday
24-12-2011 08:21 #49
Yesterday was awful, he didn't go to sleep well in the car down and when we got here he was overtired. He only had a 45 minute nap and screamed when I put him to bed at 7. Then someone woke him up at 9. Then he woke at 2.30am, slept attached to the boob for 2 hours then DH got up with him.
I am really hoping the end of this wonder week in 2/3 weeks brings better sleep.
27-12-2011 20:45 #50
How did things go for you over chrissy Elle?
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