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how can i get her out of the chair?

okay so my daughter who is 9 1/2 months LOVES her swing chair i can barley get her to sleep in her crib or anything, she falls asleep in it and than i move her to her crib and than she wakes up around 1am or so and wants to go back into her chair, she loves all of her naps in it.

I want her to get use to her crib, i just recently stop co-sleeping with her and she was doing really well in her crib, and in a few months she will be going to her big girl bed but how do i get her how of the habit her chair is to sit in and watch a movie or just chill, and not to sleep? Or should i just let her sleep in it? We just recently moved from Utah to Oregon and it might just be a comfert thing but i have no idea? Any good advice?

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Asked by iluvriver3 at 3:13 PM on Nov. 1, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Take the chair away for a while, put it in storage, until you get her to sleep in the crib. when you know she's ready, you can take the chair back out and teach her it's not for sleep time, it's for sit time. as for how to get her to sleep in the crib. CIO is the only way i can tell you to go.

    Answer by armywife43 at 3:18 PM on Nov. 1, 2008

  • Aside from staying with her until she falls asleep in her crib or letting her cry it out, I don't know what to tell you. The constant motion of the swing will prevent her from sleeping as deeply as she should though.

    And why are you planning on moving her to a big girl bed when she turns one? There is no "age" limit on the crib and the weight limits are at least 50 pounds. The crib is the safest place for her. Most "experts" will tell you to do everything you can to keep a child in a crib until 3 if possible. There are many, many dangerous things a toddler loose in the house (or even just her room) can get into at 2am while you are sound asleep and not watching her.

    Answer by kaycee14 at 3:21 PM on Nov. 1, 2008

  • Well she doesn't sleep in the swing she just sleeps in the swing she doesn't like the motion of the swing itself, but thank you about the advice about the crib, i never knew that!

    Answer by iluvriver3 at 3:33 PM on Nov. 1, 2008

  • I wouldn't worry about it. Moy son did the same thing for awhile and the bigger he got, the more uncomfortable the swing got. He finally got where he wanted to sleep in the crib on his own.

    Answer by amydh at 6:49 PM on Nov. 1, 2008

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