+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Posts
    962
    Thanks
    764
    Thanked
    371
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts

    Default Bedtime routine and introducing solids. What's your routine?

    How did your bedtime routine change when you started solids?
    My DS is 5.5 months and has silent reflux. Paed has suggested solids rather than further increasing his medication and as he is showing all the signs of readiness we have started him.
    Food is such a fun happy time for him where he's exploring and playing, that it's not really relaxing or quiet 'winding down' time. Sleep has been a struggle for a few months until we introduced white noise a few night ago, I want to keep the good things rolling!
    He currently goes to bed between 6:30/7pm.
    What's your bedtime routine? Did bedtime push back when you started giving solids?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Posts
    6,892
    Thanks
    6,257
    Thanked
    5,400
    Reviews
    21
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Our routine stayed the same, except for one thing.

    4:45-5:30pm nap
    *Play - became dinner time
    Bath
    Quiet play (story etc)
    Bottle
    7pm bed

    I did find that the quick nap dropped soon after introducing solids though.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Posts
    18,707
    Thanks
    1,530
    Thanked
    8,349
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 posts
    I have always given my kids a bath as part of bed time routine since birth. Perhaps after eating he can have a play, then have bath, story, bed.

    my night routine looked something like this at that age:

    5pm dinner
    5:45 bath
    6 bf/botttle
    6:15 story
    6:30 bed

  4. #4
    AdornedWithCats's Avatar
    AdornedWithCats is online now Winner 2013 - Spirit of BubHub Award
    Winner 2014 - Best Username

    Join Date
    May 2012
    Posts
    8,632
    Thanks
    8,069
    Thanked
    4,139
    Reviews
    17
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Awards:
    Busiest Member of the WeekBusiest Member of the Week - week ended 12/6/15Funniest Caption400 Posts in a week300 posts in a week
    Yes our routine changed a bit though not initially. We started having family dinners around 7-8 months, then bath & bed (fed to sleep). His bedtime actually got a little earlier but ds has always gone to bed late - usually 8-9pm.

    Sent from my GT-I9305 using The Bub Hub mobile app


 

Similar Threads

  1. Bedtime routine
    By springrose in forum Toddlers (1 year olds)
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 07-04-2015, 09:53
  2. Bedtime routine
    By loulou21 in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 16-01-2015, 13:40

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
Green Kids Modern Cloth NappiesGreen Kids manufactures gorgeous washable and reusable modern cloth nappies in Oz plus a full range of super absorbent ...
FORUMS - chatting now ...
High Natural Killer Cells #11Reproductive Immunology
Our baby making journeypregnancy and babies through IVF
The Handmaids Tale Season 2Movies / Music / Books / TV Chat
Jolly Joyful JuneConception & Fertility General Chat
2ww FET May 2018Conception issues & ttc
REVIEWS
"Made bed time less anxious"
by Meld85
My Little Heart Whisbear - the Humming Bear reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›