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Tray82

HELP - MY 18 MONTH OLD WON'T STAY IN BED!!!

Hi, My daughter is nearly 18 months old and has always gone to bed, over New Years we went away c...

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You can also get door knob covers that you put over the knob and they can't open it. That's the only thing that worked for my DS

Bonnie_Corner

22 m.o waking through the night

HELP... i am 24 weeks pregnant and my 22 month old is not sleeping through or going down well... ...

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nadz27 wrote: have you put her in a bed? I think when kids go into a bed it takes a little bit then they figure out that they can ge...

Mum2onebub

Full blown toddler on my hands! any advice please

For the last week ds has screamed everytime I've put him to bed I'm really strugging with what to...

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Thanks for the reply Ds has just gone 13 months.Good suggestion bout the food,he doesn't get any sugary or fatty foods drinks ect ...

Clax

90 minutes sleep cycles - all of a sudden

I'm not to sure what's going on with my DD1. She is 2 years 9 months old. She has never been a ...

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SeaShelly

Oh no :( Please Help!

Well, I'm writing a novel, so I am watching a lot of horror/detective movies for 'research', if y...

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ooo thats a toughie!! Just maybe talk about it with her. What she saw, how she felt and explain to her that it wasnt real. Maybe eve...

JenAntMav&Bub to be

Making me crazy getting my 2 and a half year old to sleep

Hi there... my little boy whos 2 and a half has been moved around a few times in the last year du...

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mum to b1&b2

6 Year old night waking

Hi, oh its been a good two years since I've had to come on here looking for guidance and help. M...

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Thanks Mum of 3 cuties, really helpful ideas there.

EmmaLou5.5

raining = no sleep

hi DS4 and DD hate the rain, so when its raining at night DS4 is in my bed crying his eyes out an...

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R+J=A+E+G wrote: Have you tried putting some background music or white noise in their room?i have not tried that yet!

An Angels Gift <3

Big girls bed

Morning all the mummies So today is the day when we pick up our DD's big girls bed. She is only...

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LoopsyLou78

21mth old difficult to get to sleep...used to be angelic!

As the title says, DD used to be very easy to put to bed and fall asleep within 5 minutes. She h...

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My DD went through a similar phase about the same age. I tried so many things!! I'm still not sure if anything really worked or she ...

So over this :(

Sending you some great big hugs! Sleep deprivation is hard! What time is it over there? I can ne...

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Sparky&Princess wrote: Zinkles wrote: Sending you some great big hugs! Sleep deprivation is hard! What time is it over there? I...

Lucy_Ant

Moving to big boy bed

My son is going to be about 18/19 mths when we move him into a proper bed as we will need the cot...

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Thanks for the feedback ladies. After talking to the hubby I think that we will probably go for a normal sized single bed as well. D...

Alli-cat

Nightmares?

Is 2 too young for nightmares? My DS been waking in the night crying and yelling about scary thin...

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I fell asleep on the couch this morn with him. So we went to bed at 8am and slept till 12 noon. He back in be now 3 hrs later. Night...

MBR

3 yr old won't go or do anything by himself.

Hello all, I'm looking for suggestions to help me with my 3 yr old. We have had a new baby enter ...

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Hmmmm, how frustrating. I can imagine that would become very annoying over the course of the day. I imagine that maybe its a bit o...

paddie

Awake for 2-3 hours at night

Hi, I'm going mad! My 20 month old daughter is awake pretty much every night from 11pm-2am... Do...

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Hi Paddie, Its been a while since you wrote your post, and I hope that this message finds you already sorted. It would be very frus...

An Angels Gift <3

Advice on bedroom changing

Hi ladies, So I'm just after some advise as to what the best thing to do is. It may seem silly b...

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Thanks ladies. Mum2h&d, I actually don't think it's the bathroom. My husband had to leave to go away the other morning at 4am and d...

Anirtak

Big Boy Bed

Tonight is DS1's first night in his big boy bed, he went to bed no problem, sat up and lay down a...

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So the going to bed at night has got worse. He hasn't even had a sleep today and is really tired but has been up and down out of his...

DD starting to sleep talk

DS and DD1 call out in their sleep, and have done since they were toddlers. They also sleep wal...

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i always talked in my sleep as a child, i just grew out of it by the time i was about 8, then started again for a few years during m...

*~Zimbee~*

Trying to take a new approach

Hi everyone, I was hoping for a little help with my 18 month old. DH and I have been trying new s...

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My DD was waking up every 2-3 hours about a month ago, and it was driving me insane. One night i was so mad i just left her. She cri...

KRP

wet nappy wakes my 18mo

Hi all, so my little girl is coming up 18mo and always wets so much in the night. she is woken up...

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thanks so much you guys this is a huge help at the moment i am using the boys nappies and it seems to be working really well (she i...

Red_Applause

dream feed not working

So I started reading tizzie hall book got some good pointers out of it for example by just adding...

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well the night before I fell asleep and didnt do the feed at 11.30pm but at 12.pm by this time he was wide awake. He took nearly an...

Pearlsandlace

Exceptable waking time

What would you consider as an exceptable waking time for children under the age of 5 ? I think an...

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wow i would die if i had to get up as early as some of you!! i have been lucky enough that my daughter loves to sleep through the ni...

squeek06

3yr old getting up 8 times overnight and then waking at 0430 every day!!

Hi All, My 3 year old has for the last 3 months become a nightmare for sleeping. He is ok going ...

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Thanks for the replies - funnily enough I didnt get back on last night because he started getting up and down again! Tutu&Lulu - he...

aly_7815

Separation Anxiety

My 17month old has started screaming and crying at nap times, bedtime and when he wakes a bit at ...

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Hi, I know how you feel, my daughter went through stages like this on and off for about 4 months at around the same age.. I tried EV...

An Angels Gift <3

Screaming after day sleeps

Just wondering what this could be..... My lo the last 2 days has woken up screaming, nd I mean s...

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wow i hope not either. That must have been so painful for her. Im definately not looking forward to the molars coming through on my ...

Kubota Chick & 2

Is now the right time for a toddler bed?

Hi everyone! DD1 is two next month and she still sleeps in a cot. Not because she wouldn't sleep ...

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i wish DS1 was still in his cot. he moved into his bed at 2 1/2 and is now doing the in out thing at nap time and bed time. Even tho...

Kayemundy

My 6 month wakes whenever

My 6 month old has never slept through the night, and is not a good day time sleeper either. He ...

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Red Tea

Dropping the day sleep

Hi mums, Could you please share with us when your baby stopped their day sleep. If so, how did...

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Red Tea

21 month waking around 5.30am

Hi mums, Any other mums experiencing their toddler is waking up early, maybe because of the brig...

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Hey mum, as promised to let you know how we went with some changes to encourage my 21 month son to sleep till 7am not 5am! We have...

mishka65

Waking the house up at 5am!

Does anyone have any suggestions of helping our youngest sleep in? 19 months old and wakes at 5...

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Um no advice here sorry! My ds (27 months) has always been an early waker and at the moment with the sun coming up so early is awake...

sully64

My 1 year old doesnt want a day sleep!

I have a daughter who has just turned 1. She has always been a good sleeper at night, sleeping at...

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doublewammy

Oh no? End of daytime naps????

Just wondering when you know that the daytime nap has been given away. DS would not go down for o...

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Thanks girls. After what happened today I know he stil needs an arvo nap - when we got to grandmas at about 3:45 he fell asleeep on ...

Daniam

18mth no longer in sleeping bags.. What now???

My DS has recently stopped sleeping in a sleeping bag. He has slept in them since day one. He has...

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Thanks I have considered buying the next size up.

doublewammy

Coming out of bed at night

Ok so DS1 has been in his bed for a couple weeks now and about a week or so ago he decided it's f...

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DS is exactly the same, thinks its hilarious to come out and just laughs at me when I tried to be stern. It's seems he can't settle ...

Emily_Louise1990

help! my 14 month old doesnt sleep

hey guys! my name is emily.. i have a 14 month old little boy his name is caleb! hes never been ...

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I have the same problem my daughter is 14 months and she doesnt sleep through the night and wont go to sleep by herself she cries an...

Coralreid

3ye old wetting pull up at bedtime

Hi there, my 3 year old DD wet's her pull up and wants it changed not long after she has gone to ...

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coops28

now in big girl bed wakes early

hi, my 2 year old has recently moved into a big girl bed, she still has a 1 hour day nap and goes...

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Amber92

Screaming baby as soon as you put her down

Hi everyone, I have just had my first baby 2 weeks ago and am finding she wont go down. She fall...

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Thanks Rosie Mumma, that makes me feel better that it is only a phase. I have a sling carrier but havent really tried it, so will gi...

my_little_gremlin

when to stop swaddling/wrapping?

Hi just a quick question on wen everyone stopped swaddling wrapping their littlies? DD is 5month...

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My son is 9 months and still being wraped at night time not during the day though. He sleeps all night 7.30pm till 7pm has always be...

EmClare

Night Terrors!!!

Hey everyone im new to this forum thing but i really need some help and advice. i have a 3 year o...

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Hi having the same issues with my son who is also three so I don't have the answer I can only sympathize as this can be so distressi...