Who has done it? Did it work? How long did it take?
NO NO NO
Uhm how old? I am a seasoned nanny and have tried/implemented almost all thee methods lol
I am personally against cry it out unless absolutely necessary. It appears in my experience to lead to insomnia in older children and fear of bed time...
that being said please elaborate on the circumstances that have lead you to consider CIO?
I did. Not that long. I think the big thing for me is I didn't rush to pick them up the second they cried. Even in the morning, I let them have some time alone so they get used to it. What ever they're doing, when they cry I don't rush, I let them try to figure it out (except for the big things like when my daughter split her lip open.) I can't say we're done using it with my son because sometimes we still have to let him cio. Daughter is 3, son is 2, other son is 9 months. Sometimes when we lay the 9 month old down he'll cry. He doesn't really any more, he'll cry, we'll leave and within 5 minutes he'll stop crying and then will go to sleep. Don't start before 6 months though. And you don't have to go by the book, make it work for you.
Never, I would end up crying instead of the kid, lol
Back when I had my babies there was no Ferber method, there was just common sense, mommy's need their sleep, it's ok for kids to cry a while. My boys were in the habit of waking for a middle of the night feeding even when they were far too old to need one, so I finally had to just let them cry, it took 3 nights for both, and it didn't last more than 20 minutes.
I don't do cio period.
Quoting bellawomen:Crying is meant to be annoying, loud, and hard for mothers with stand. Its a baby's scream for help. I could never bring myself to let my child cry :( there is nothing soothing about crying yourself to sleep. What else have you tried? How long did you try them? How old is the child?
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