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How can I get my 8 month old baby on sleep schedule?

My baby goes to bed so late and wakes up during the night.. how can I get her in bed by 8?

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staciepi

Asked by staciepi at 1:34 PM on Mar. 11, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • She is way too young for a sleep schedule. It is impossible.
    dancer

    Answer by dancer at 1:36 PM on Mar. 11, 2011

  • I always woke my babies up in the morning at a set time, one you get them used to waking up at the same time everyday, the rest of the day kind of falls into place - mine always went down for a morning nap around 9-9:30 for an hour or so, an afternoon nap around 1:30 for a couple hours, then bedtime at 7:30PM. Set a wake up time and then watch for her sleepiness cues for naptimes.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 1:37 PM on Mar. 11, 2011

  • Waking during the night is pretty normal. Does she nap in the daytime? You may need to tweak that to get her to sleep more at night and to get her down earlier. How late are you currently putting her down?
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 1:38 PM on Mar. 11, 2011

  • missanc

    Answer by missanc at 1:39 PM on Mar. 11, 2011

  • like lately 11:30
    staciepi

    Comment by staciepi (original poster) at 2:35 PM on Mar. 11, 2011

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