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How to get my daughter to sleep back in her crib?

Ever since i found out i was prego which was right after it happened. My daughter has been very moody and needy. She will not sleep in her crib, she is 8 months. Before i was prego she went to bed 9pm at the lastest in her own bed, but now she wont go to sleep till 11pm and wakes up at 7 i mean it would be okay if i got some rest also but i dont her and her father are complete bed hogs PLEASE help i need my bed back.

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KatrinaLubsXavi

Asked by KatrinaLubsXavi at 6:21 PM on Mar. 1, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • There are a few diff ways to do it. First you can try with nap time. Make sure that every nap is in the crib so that she is used to is. You can also try reading her a story at night and putting a dim nightlihgt in her room. Last resort would be the "cry it out" method. Good Luck!
    Steph319

    Answer by Steph319 at 6:26 PM on Mar. 1, 2011

  • Thank you, well i have tried the nap time thing and once i lay her down she instantly wakes up crying. i tried laying a blanket of mine in there with her, but it didnt work. i read her stories and sing to hear but once shes in her crib she yells so loud she cant even hear me. We even tried the crying it out but this little one has got some lungs she can cry for hours if i were to let her....
    KatrinaLubsXavi

    Comment by KatrinaLubsXavi (original poster) at 6:33 PM on Mar. 1, 2011

  • Try sitting by her crib until she falls asleep. Each day/night move closer to the door.
    Steph319

    Answer by Steph319 at 6:35 PM on Mar. 1, 2011

  • thanks never thought of that one
    KatrinaLubsXavi

    Comment by KatrinaLubsXavi (original poster) at 6:41 PM on Mar. 1, 2011

  • If you have the space, you can try temporarily moving her crib into your room, until she adjusts to sleeping in it.
    Krysta622

    Answer by Krysta622 at 6:47 PM on Mar. 1, 2011

  • Yeah we did that her crib is already in our room.
    KatrinaLubsXavi

    Comment by KatrinaLubsXavi (original poster) at 6:59 PM on Mar. 1, 2011

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