I forgot to also mention, if you are into books there is one called "Sleep Right, Sleep Tight" by Cummings, Houghton & Williams which you might find useful. It is a hands-on guide to solving sleep problems in children from birth to 3 years of age and includes various strategies. Might be worth a look? I have copied some info about it below.
Sleep Right, Sleep Tight: a Practical, Proven Guide to Solving Your - $21.95
Rosey Cummings ;Le-Ann Williams ;Karen Haughton Sleep Right, Sleep Tight provides parents with easy to understand information and strategies to help them change young children's sleep patterns for the better.
Designed in a workbook format, each chapter details a management plan with questions and answers for parents regarding their child's particular needs and habits. It includes weekly progress charts that parents fill in to keep track of sleeping and feeding routines and flow charts to consult outlining various approaches.
Each section deals with different age groups and details strategies on settling infants into a routine, trouble-shooting disruption problems, techniques for soothing and relaxing an infant and unique ideas on self-help for parents, all presented in a reassuring, practical format.
Authors Rosey Cummings, Le-ann Williams and Karen Haughton are maternal and child health care professionals with more than 60 years of experience between them in educating parents in strategies for child sleep management. While keeping theory to a minimum, they provide methods of settling and monitoring a baby that
work and that the whole family will benefit from. Packed with authoritative information, interactive methods and simple advice, Sleep Right, Sleep Tight is unique in the market and a must-have for every parent.
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