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Sleep & Settling

Mcclba9287

i cant get my toddler to get himself to sleep and stop waking up during the night.

I cant seem to get my son to fall asleep on his own, during the day I have to hold him till he fa...

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I have a 2year old who won't sleep in her own bed she wants to be near her mummy I think it's Bcos I'm pregnant I...

Leilac123

Need some help

I have a 2 year old and she isn't sleeping in her own bed every time I put her in there she ...

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steph19

How do you put your 2 year old to sleep??

I stay in the room with her and sometimes have to hold her hand or put a hand on her leg. S he ha...

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Comfortable and her fav smooth toy reside in her cot but I don't think she's too concerned about them any longer, she'...

Amy

just moved house and wont sleep

hi all, We moved house a month and a bit ago. My son was sleeping everynight in his bed and put...

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we have just moved our house 2 weeks ago when we have decided to shift our house to the other location and thinking that house reloc...

Buste_Xx

Ditching the dummy.

For the past 3 days my 22 month old has been spending his day time naps WITHOUT his dummy and we ...

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Lalas2Dudes

going from cot/sleeping bag to big bed/quilt

we moved DS into his big boy bed last weekend. the transition was a bit bumpy, but he seems to be...

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We've been struggling for nearly a month to settle or daughter in her single bed. I'm now 36 weeks pregnant and whatever w...

twinmumma86

Was a great sleeper till now!

My ds is 27 months and has always been in a great routine with day sleeps and going to bed of a n...

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I agree with what Kazzav has said. Does your DS get enough energetic play during the morning? Maybe also try and shorten his nap so ...

Slwillsher

Help with separation anxiety and sleeping in an 18 month old

our 18 month old was a pretty good sleeper and would normally sleep 7pm-5am or 6am if we were luc...

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Spanner86

4 year old has just starting crying in her sleep

This has been happening every night for the last week and when we go into her and ask what is wro...

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Mandy042

2.5yr old sleep/early waking issues!

I need some advice mums and dads! We have a 2.5yr old and a 9 month old. Our 2.5yr old used to...

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Hi, this sounds exactly like what we've been going through, I have a 5yr old, 2.5yr old and 3 month old baby, my 2.5 year old i...

Wingsuitchick

11 month old waking up 3 times a night

My little boy is 11 months and still wakes up 2-3 times every night. I am still breastfeeding h...

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same to my LO, I'm bfing her evertime she wakes up at night.

PinaI

HELP! At my wits end with bedtime!

Hi everyone I'm desperate for some help with putting my 2.5yo to bed. Up until about 6 mon...

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The 2 hr nap from 12-2 and 7:30 bedtime seem right for his age and the fact that he went to sleep when you put the gate up after tel...

kelmck

19 mths and very light sleeper

Hi I have a 19mth old boy that has always been a very good sleeper and is in his own bed and sle...

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My 2nd child used to wake 8-10 times a night fr when jaundice finished (around 10-12 wks) until 18 mths! But he did have good long ...

Emma200586

Falling out of bed!!!

My daughter will be 2 at the end of the month and transitioned to a toddler bed a couple of month...

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My twins are 3 and they use the toddler beds as well. They dont regularly fall out but every now and then they do. Only a couple of...

MammaMandy

Sleeping Bags

Hi, my son is 18mo and like many others refuses to keep a blanket on. He has his blanket during h...

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MammaMandy wrote: Thank you for your replies! I also put him in the target long sleeve singlets, bonds terry towel wonder suits plu...

Jacksie

Transitioning from Sleeping Bag to Bedding

Hi All, would love any advice on how best to transition my nearly 18 month DD from her sleeping b...

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Thanks Kazzzav that makes sense and along the lines i was thinking. if i tuck it in yet she has room to squirm it may work out ok! ...

zza2014

When to change to 1 nap a day

My 14 month old will have her morning nap and this can sometimes but up to an hour and a half lon...

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Judyjim79

My 10mnth won't sleep past 4am!

Does anyone have any tips to get him to sleep longer? He goes to bed about 6.30-7pm and sleeps ti...

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Sorry, same as RS....no ideas here. But I hope he can start to sleep longer!!!!!

Jessica1990geonlund

cot to bed

how do I tell my son is time to go in to a big room so be for the baby come the baby will be slee...

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For our DD before she turned two the sides came off the cot as she was almost toilet trained and wanted her to be able to get up at ...

Chocolate2011

2 hour bedtime routine - unbelievable :(

Hi ladies, any tips for people who have been here but fixed it? No amount of bathing, reading boo...

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May sound harsh but have you tried ignoring him? Our son (2 and a bit) lies awake in bed for at least an hour before falling asleep ...

K_Bykerk

28 month old waking between 3am and 5am everyday... NEED HELP!!

Hi guys I'm in desperate need for help my 28 month old little guy goes to bed between 6:30pm...

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He does have a lamp that's only a soft light that's left on all night I thought I might try turning that off tonight and s...

Gina_R_R_Strickland

My 6 week old son will only settle and sleep.on his tummy.

Help and advice needed... my 6 week old son will only sleep on his tummy hes been like this since...

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One of my twins did the same he would only sleep on his tummy.... I was forever checking on him to make sure he was ok..... Turns ou...

She_Sketch

4 1/2 yr Old who wakes every 3 hours still.

Hi ladies, Im at my wits end. My 4 1/2 year old will wake up 2-5 times every night. Mostly ever...

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I know what you mean. I always thought it would be lovely to have our son sleep in our bed but he just won't have it! He only...

Clare25

HELP..ideas to keep toddler in bed!

Hi all, I am trying to get my 2 year old to move out of her cot and into her bed but she wont sta...

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I will be moving dd to a bed next month when she is 20mo so loving this post and will be following! I have baby number 2 arriving in...

Clare25

Taking away Dummy

Hi, Just wondering if anyone has any ideas of how to take away my daughters dummy and how to sett...

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Chocolate2011

Help! 3 year old not sleeping through night :(

My 3 year old used to sleep well but has been waking during the night for weeks and yells out Mum...

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Could you try having a piece of your clothing that has your scent on it to help him settle during the night, we have a couple of chi...

Mama-to-one

Bedtime battles

Good evening! I'm after a bit of advice. My eldest is now 2 and has finally gone into his ...

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This worked out for me... Set a bedtime routine. Keep it short and simple, such as a bath, a nappy change then into her pyjamas, and...

V_Wichmann

Big Boy Bed and Room

It is still early but my head wont stop thinking about this scenario. I am very early in my pregn...

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I agree with the others. Definitely do it well before bubs arrives so he has time to get used to the change. If you need to go shopp...

Megzeli

Third child

Hi. I have a 2 1/2 year old and a 1 1/2 year old. I want to start trying for a third child at the...

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His thanks very much for your advice. Unfortunately she already has a sleeping bag/onesie thingy. I am hopeful that it is just teeth...

Karlieplowman

16 mth old started waking up regularly during the night

Hello I have a 16 month old daughter who, since birth, has been a really good sleeper until the l...

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I'm having the same problem with my 16 month old. He wears sleeping bags and his room is warm enough, we have no problems putt...

CazJ

Toddler fighting bedtime

I have recently moved my 19 month old girl into a toddler bed as baby #2 is due in a week. We sti...

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I moved my DD at exactly the same age into a big girl bed. I had put it in her room a week before we actually made the change. She d...

Sugarbaby2323

advice for 18m old transitioning into a toddler bed from MY bed lol

hi im after some advice regarding my 18m old son and his bed options. he slept in a bassinette fo...

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Toddler Training clocks

Has anyone used a toddler night time training clock (they help toddlers stay in bed until a set t...

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An even cheaper option is to buy a timer for your plug socket and plug in with a lamp that comes on when it's time to get up. ...

honeyspider

26 month old suddenly resisting nap time, help please?

I'm sure this is a common occurrence but thought I'd ask for advice anyway. My DS was ...

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An Angels Gift <3

I've started a bad habit :( nd now can't break it!!!

A couple months back I wrote a post about my DD not sleeping at night. Once she is asleep it'...

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She is nearly 3 so in a bed. I've tried the book thing but she won't stay in bed once we hav finished the books. I think t...

bec4chris

22 month old daytime sleep

Hi mummies Just wondering if anyone has some useful tips or suggestions... Up until recently our ...

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Is he still in his cot or in a bed? Is he ready to drop his sleep or does he still need it? Around the age of 2 my son started to ...

Earthgoat85

18 Month old waking 3 times a night wont settle without bottle.

Hi all, I havent written in here in ages but I am now in some serious need..... My 18 month old ...

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My dd2 was exactly the same! Try the baby gate- this worked well for our dd1, unfortunately dd2 figured out how to open it so it did...

An Angels Gift <3

A fight to get 2.5 to sleep at night

The last month or so we have had a fight every night to get our DD to go to bed at night. We hav...

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I have similar but with miss 4, we have the little glow butterflies from Kmart that worked for maybe a week, we do books for 30mins ...

BabyT

Dry nights and miss 4

What are some good steps for miss 4 to start sleeping through the night without a nappy?

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Hadn't thought of that from that perspective. Will try looking at it from that angle as this makes some sense to what I think s...

lissjakeandgg

Not sleeping

Hi Ladies, my 13 month old has recently got over a cold. Since then has been waking through the n...

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Thankyou