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He got a cold at 8 months and was waking through the night

hi maree.
My son Caleb who is almost 10 months old is becoming more and more troublesome to get to sleep. From the age of 6 weeks he was sleeping through the night for 10-12 hours. He got a cold at 8 months and was waking through the night for that week, and that is now continuing. I have tried leaving him in his room for the 2 mins, then the 4, then the 6, then the 10 but i tell you he`s got stamina!! ha ha. After 10 minutes i can go in lay him down again and within seconds he`s straight back on his feet screaming. Sometimes i will stay in the room with him untill he falls asleep, I can wait 10 minutes to make sure he`s definately asleep and without fail the second i open that door to leave the room he wakes up and cries. I dont know how he knows Im leaving the room but he does. Any ideas? Im going crazy without sleep as Im sure you`ve heard 1000`s of times. He is also waking 2-4 times through the night, sometimes i can pop his dummy in and he goes back to sleep but he is also sometimes wide awake when i go in to him and the only way he goes off to sleep is in my bed otherwise i think he`d be up for the day at 3am.
Kind regards,
Chantelle

Maree...
Answer: Hi Chantelle, You need to be consistent with the techniques other wise you send mixed messages, he knows you will give in first. Try following the program precisely for a couple of weeks either frmm `Your Baby`s Sleep` page or It`s Time to Sleep DVD&BOOK www.itstimetosleep.com Cheers, Maree
Answered: 08 Apr 2008