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Go night night

how do you get your baby to sleep?

mine is almost 7 months old and still doesn't sleep through the night.

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Asked by aubre22 at 3:40 PM on Apr. 22, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • One of mine slept with an ocean sounds machine in his that thing turned off for some reason he would wake up. Is your son full before he goes to bed? An empty stomach will wake him up.

    Answer by lovinlifewith5 at 3:42 PM on Apr. 22, 2011

  • i do feed her before bed. i've tried bath before bed, she is always in her crib for naps so when she goes to bed for the night it's not any where new. we have a fishy machine that plays soft music and the fishes swim, she loves that. but nothing works all night long.

    Comment by aubre22 (original poster) at 3:48 PM on Apr. 22, 2011

  • my dd is 14 months and is just now sleeping all night sometimes! she sleeps with a box fan on and her music! she goes to bed full! nothing works! she is just now doing it one her own! at 7 months she was waking 3-4 times a night! some babies r just hungry or they need to know u r there! good luck!

    Answer by Caroline2010 at 4:01 PM on Apr. 22, 2011

  • A good system and an early bedtime. My youngest (21 months) has had a 6:30 - 7:00 bedtime since he was about 6 months old. He drinks his cup of milk while I rock him, I place him in his crib awake, cover him to his armpits with his blanket, place his lavender lab to his left, his bear to his right, turn on his sleep sheep, and shut his bedroom door. He has to have complete darkness, no nightlight. He hates sharing a room with anyone. He is really particular about his sleep, but is a very good sleeper.

    Answer by fancyjane at 6:56 PM on Apr. 22, 2011

  • We had a motion and sound activated "heartbeat bear" that would go off when they moved around in their crib - it would almost always lull them right back to sleep (it runs for a short time and then cuts off unless it's reactivated). We also had a routine that we started at birth and so they learned the cues for sleep pretty early.

    Answer by missanc at 8:24 PM on Apr. 22, 2011

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