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How can I get my daughter to go to sleep in her crib peacefully?

My daughter will not sleep in her crib. We put her in there even when she is sound asleep, she wakes up screaming and if we do not go in there she screams until she pukes all over the place. I clean her and bring her out to the living room and set her down and she continues to scream again until she pukes. She will NOT stop screaming until one of my husband or I pick her up. HELP ME PLEASE! :*(

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Kal3idoscop3y3z

Asked by Kal3idoscop3y3z at 8:28 PM on May. 24, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • How old is she?
    maggiemom2000

    Answer by maggiemom2000 at 8:53 PM on May. 24, 2010

  • From your profile, she's very very young...how old? She will sleep in her crib when she's ready...do NOT let her scream till she pukes. Not good for any of you.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 9:04 PM on May. 24, 2010

  • Oh my gosh! Have you considered letting her sleep with you? Here are some links to some very helpful, informative & scientific articles on the
    http://www.mothering.com/parenting/when-your-child-refuses-sleep-and-co-sleeping
    http://www.mothering.com/parenting/solitary-or-shared-sleep-whats-safe
    http://www.mothering.com/how-stats-really-stack-cosleeping-twice-safe
    http://www.mothering.com/parenting/crying-for-comfort
    http://www.mothering.com/where-should-babies-sleep-night-review-evidence-cesdi-sudi-study
    http://www.mothering.com/who-wants-to-sleep-alone
    I suggest you try it tonight & see what you think. Just read up on safety. What do you have to loose? Not a good nights sleep, that's for sure!
    carlye828

    Answer by carlye828 at 9:31 PM on May. 24, 2010

  • I've always found that it's better to lay them down very drowsy, but awake. That way they don't fall asleep in your arms and then wake up in a different place. How to handle it would depend a lot on her age.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 9:36 PM on May. 24, 2010

  • She looks really young she may just be too little, or if she's older and you just haven't updated everything it might scare her to wake up somewhere she didn't fall asleep.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:52 PM on May. 24, 2010

  • Human babies have always breastfed and slept with their mothers. It is hardwired in their brains. Still in most of the world babies brestfeed and sleep with their mothers. If our society continues to use cribs it will take generations for the human brain to change, to evolve. Your baby is terrified! Your baby needs you.

    Gailll

    Answer by Gailll at 11:32 PM on May. 24, 2010

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