When is a good age to use this method if you want to use it? Feedback from parents that do use it plz.
I read babies should be older than 7 months....I've never tried it personally, but newborns for sure cant do it to them.
I was an advocate for this, then later learned my NB was screaming b/c he had severe acid refux. I felt like total shit about it afterward.
We used it around a year, and followed the sleep easy book. I believed that the interval method would be best for our child.
Quoting Anonymous:I was an advocate for this, then later learned my NB was screaming b/c he had severe acid refux. I felt like total shit about it afterward.
We did it depending on the baby. But for 2 of them 9 months when they weren't wanting to eat but just play. and the 3rd was at 13 months. He nursed ever 1.5hrs and needed to because of high metabalism issues (he's 20 months now and still has to eat food 2-3 times a night).
we started at 9 months, lots of waiting outside her room, going in every 15 minutes or so, she started self soothing, using her crib toys after day 3, pretty soon she started just babbling to herself until she fell asleep.
I guess we somewhat use CIO...but my daughter is 19 months old.
She gets her 10 minutes to cry if she is mad that shes in her crib for nap or bedtime. Doesn't happen often but occasionally she'll throw a fit and cry and I just leave her be. Unless she is realyl really screaming and upset, then I go get her.
But like I said...she is 19 months old. She used to nurse to sleep for naps and bedtime until she was around 15 months old, so we never had to deal with her crying in her crib.
But shes older now and I don't think 10 minutes will hurt her, anything longer than 10 minutes we go in and get her, calm her down and try again. We never need more time though, she always just lays down and goes to sleep with her baby doll.
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