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my 2 year old wont sleep in her crib period and she will only sleep in her carrier what do I do

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Asked by SarahsFaye at 9:03 PM on Oct. 21, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • what type of Carrier does a 2 year old have??

    Answer by maxsmom11807 at 9:12 PM on Oct. 21, 2008

  • She's 2. It's time to break out the tough love. :/ Come up with a routine, like reading to her and then putting her in her crib. She'll fuss, and the first few nights might be horrible for you. But go in and rub her back, let her know that you're there, and go out. Eventually she'll fall asleep.
    That, or, is she actually in a crib, or is it a transition toddler bed?? If it's not, she's probably ready. If you don't have a toddler bed yet, you can always have her help you pick her "big girl bed" out. It could be easier to transition her to that, especially if she has a say in it.

    Answer by mrseum at 9:34 PM on Oct. 21, 2008

  • She means two months, if her profile is correct.

    Answer by toriandgrace at 9:34 PM on Oct. 21, 2008

  • if the child truly is 2 months old (and im guessing she is thats an easy sleep deprived mistake to make) just let her fall asleep in the carrier and then move her to where yuo want her to sleep. The more she wakes up in the place she isa supposed to sleep the more she will be okay with it. You can work up to sticking her in the crib when she is drowsy but not asleep and its okay to let her skwak a little you'd be surprised sometimes after a couple whimpers they settle in. Mine only likes to sleep in my arms but this technique is working for us.

    Answer by humaniterian87 at 12:35 AM on Oct. 22, 2008

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