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moms of 2 (or more), who slept "better"? your first baby or your 2nd? after the first few months

thanks :)

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Asked by Anonymous at 3:34 PM on Mar. 13, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • oldest slept better for the first year, youngest from age 1 to 2; now, neither one of them sleeps well!

    Answer by KLBrown at 3:38 PM on Mar. 13, 2010

  • Well my first two are twins, and they both slept great....all night after two months. My third dd, who is 19 months younger than the twins, still doesn't sleep through the night, and she is 2 1/2!

    Answer by fallnangel93 at 3:38 PM on Mar. 13, 2010

  • first was my daughter and she didn't sleep as well as my 2nd (twin boys). My boys never shared a crib, and they've slept WAY BETTER than my daughter did. Through teething and everything they've slept through the night since they were about 6 months.

    Answer by sandypops at 3:39 PM on Mar. 13, 2010

  • They both slept really well. They both slept through the night (until about 6am) when they were 3 months. And they started sleeping a solid 12 hrs when they were about 5 months.

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:42 PM on Mar. 13, 2010

  • my second slept better she started sleeping through the night at 3 months old, but my oldest wouldn't sleep through the night until she was 18 months.

    Answer by mommy5409 at 3:46 PM on Mar. 13, 2010

  • My second slept way better. He was doing a 5-6 hour stretch at 3 weeks and now at almost 12 months he will only wake once some nights. My older son didn't sleep through (as in, 5-6 hours) until he was 2... at 12 months he was waking every 2 hours!

    Answer by LeanneC at 4:47 PM on Mar. 13, 2010

  • Both of my boys slept in bed with me and were allowed to nurse as much as they liked. My first one I took the initiative and weaned from night nursing at 11 months old. With my 2nd, he started sleeping through the night w/o nursing at 6 months old. I did the same thing with both of them! My 2nd has always been a better sleeper. He is the only toddler I ever knew who liked to take naps!
    My little girl is now almost 9 months old and sleeps great as long as she gets to nurse.

    Answer by maggiemom2000 at 5:13 PM on Mar. 13, 2010

  • i have 2 !2 year old and 9 second baby sleeps throu all night while first baby stull screaming like crazy every night

    Answer by vikaho at 5:35 PM on Mar. 13, 2010

  • thanks ladies :) my son is 2.5 and has slept through the night just for a few months now. he woke A LOT until 18 months. i nursed him on demand as well. i plan to do the same with my 2nd due this summer, but i'm hoping he will stop waking me up every 2 or 3 hours before he's 1 and a half! :)


    Answer by Anonymous at 8:10 PM on Mar. 13, 2010

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