My 11 month old baby girl sleeps with me because she wont sleep in the crib. I tried the cry it out ... check back in on her... doesnt work (tried it for 2 night) since then if you even put her near her crib she cries. She cries so much til she throws up and it breaks my heart. She goes to sleep at 10pm (I get home from work at 9pm) and she gets up 3x a night want pacifier or bottle. I am exhausted. My husband has been on the coach for 11 months. We are about to give up and just buy a bigger bed... don't know what to do. as anyone had this problem?Answer Question
Answer by Avasmommy17 at 1:46 PM on Oct. 4, 2008
Answer by Anonymous at 1:49 PM on Oct. 4, 2008
Answer by CarolynBarnett at 2:09 PM on Oct. 4, 2008
If its just the comfort of the pacifier or bottle that she needs, you can buy glow in the dark pacifiers, so she can find her own at night. As far as getting her to sleep in the crib, have a routine at night so she knows its bed time. And since you don't get home from work until 9:00 and you are probably tired, it can be a simple 5-10 minute thing, just enough so she knows its bed time. Like brush teeth, read a story, go to bed. At first, go ahead and rock her to sleep. The gradually start putting her down more and more awake. It may take a while, but eventually she will be able to go into her crib still awake and fall right to sleep. And do the same thing when she wakes during the night, so she can learn to put herself back to sleep. This is what I did with my little guy and he has been sleeping through the night since 10 weeks old. Good luck!
Answer by chillemi78 at 2:14 PM on Oct. 4, 2008
Answer by fbic72 at 2:57 PM on Oct. 4, 2008