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I have tried control conforting for two weeks but that has not helped

My son is eight months old and has now started waking up in the middle of the night since he started standing in his cot. We have a set routine to go to bed with bottle, bath and bed at around 7p.m. and have stopped feeding him in the middle of the night. I put him in his cot awake and he goes to sleep on his own. He has between 2 to 3 hours of sleep during the day again I put him to bed awake after a change of nappie and bottle. He has three meals a day with one snack when he wants it. I have tried control conforting for two weeks but that has not helped to re settle him. He has now after one month of this stopped drinking as much milk....he will only have about 300ml through out the day. What can i do to get him to resettle himself on his own during the night?

Maree...
Answer: Hi,
It sounds like you are doing everything right but I am wondering how you eventually do get him to sleep as he may be fighting everything until he gets what he wants?

Cheers, Maree

Answered: 29 Apr 2009