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Question for moms who have tried /used the CIO method

What age did you start?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 12:55 PM on Jun. 23, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • 6 months
    preggoinmn

    Answer by preggoinmn at 12:56 PM on Jun. 23, 2009

  • I'll get shit for this, but we let my daughter CIO starting at around 2 mos. We always checked on her and comforted her and it worked. She is the happiest, most smiley baby and I really don't think she deals with any 'abandonment issues,' especially at her young age. We got her to sleep in her crib, in her own bed that way.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:07 PM on Jun. 23, 2009

  • my baby slept in her own crib since she was born never in our room but rarely started crying till bout 6 months so never really had to used CIO till then
    preggoinmn

    Answer by preggoinmn at 2:19 PM on Jun. 23, 2009

  • we started with my daughter at 6 months. She had always slept in her own bed but I put her down alseep. If you need a GREAT book for some adivce the "sleep easy solution" made things so easy for us. It had the best plan I have ever seen for cry it out. Good luck! She was laying down and going to sleep without a fuss in 8 days.
    hannahjoy17

    Answer by hannahjoy17 at 2:34 PM on Jun. 23, 2009

  • I started my dd at 10 months ( She is 19 months now) within a week she got the idea.
    jessduncan77

    Answer by jessduncan77 at 3:20 PM on Jun. 23, 2009

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