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Sleep & Settling

Sdomjahn

My daughter only wants to sleep where I am

My daughter who is 28 months wont stay in her bed. She has always been an excellent sleeper from ...

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Hi there. Has her routine changed in anyway... Is she still good to put down for her day sleep? Has she ever slept with you before o...

Kayla*89

Transitioning to big bed and need some suggestions of a good routine

My dd is 14 mo and I'm thinking it's time to start a very general bedtime routine, we've never do...

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Mummabear*000

When to move out of cot into bed?

Hi, I have just found out I am pregnant and we have a almost 9 month old. She will be almost 18 ...

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I have seen those safety mesh barrier things for single beds don't know if they are any good. We will assess closer to the time but ...

Natzcats

who has used sleepdrop and what do you think of them?

I was wondering if anyone had used sleep drops for babies,and if so what the results were.

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yes they are natural. I have just got some to try, but not sure how happy I am yet. Tyler wakes alot at night to feed, and now cau...

Awolf78

suddenly stopped sleeping at daycare

My DS, 13months, has suddenly decided that the sleeping room at his daycare is the worst place in...

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•••bubbles•••

Watch out world...the 'kungfu diva' has arrived!!!

Mia Jordan was born 11/08/12 at 9.50am 3.6kg (or 7p15 for the old schoolers!) We're totally smit...

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congratulations!

Hayleebear

Has anyone else's 16 month old...

.... Stopped having a day time sleep all together? Or won't have one till really late in the afte...

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Nope sorry - my almost 16 month old must still have two day sleeps for me!

Hayleebear

Has anyone else's 16 month old...

.... Stopped having a day time sleep all together? Or won't have one till really late in the afte...

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She would normally have a sleep at 10:30am for exactly 1 1/2 hours than it began to change to 12pm for a few days and then yesterday...

Please tell us we're not the only ones!!

I'll be interested to see everyone's replies to this too. You're not the only one, I have massive...

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Glad to hear we're not the only ones...... we are co-sleeping with my 10 month daughter, hubby not happy... but she refuses to go ...

Natzcats

Help anyone

My 6 month old wakes every 2 -3 hours to feed, she may go 4 hours max. she is on solids 3 times ...

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Gsxrness wrote: hello , I guess just keep trying with bottle we used a boobie shapped teet and just persistance , it could be teethi...

princess_louise25

Loosing a sleep battle...

Hi, I am loosing a major sleep battle with my 19month old. She use to sleep straight through 7pm ...

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Ebby2

19 months old and STILL not sleeping through!

Hi all, Just wondering if anyone has experienced the following or if anyone has any tips/advice ...

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hoola-hoop

3yrs old and won't stay in bed at bedtime :(

Well, DD is almost 3 (next week) and it takes me around an hour to get her to sleep, EVERY night....

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~NoDdY~

I'm starting to lose my marbles

Dunno if this is where this belongs but... Tonight I just want to cry. I'm angry, frustrated, gu...

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Thank you all for your kind words. It means alot even from strangers.

*~Zimbee~*

Am i doing something wrong...?

I know i have posted about this before but i am really at a loss! DD had been doing so well going...

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Thanks khmum, yeah thats what i was thinking also, i think im just really feeling a little overwhelmed right now and so tired myself...

daiiz

My 5yo has just started school and night times are now terrible

Hi All.. My DS has just started school, this is week 3. He has always been a great sleeper, but ...

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Noahys

Back from holiday & he wont sleep! Help!

Hi, I have a 22month old son and we went to Rarotonga for a 9 day holiday with the family. He sle...

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Chase&Charlie'sMummy

Whats your bedtime routine?

Curious to find out what everyone's bedtime routine is? Lately I have been slack at brushing ds...

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DD is 18 months. We do dinner, bath, bottle on her little fold out couch in the lounge, brush teeth then bed

sophs1

Sleeping routine

Hi all, my daughter is 20months and ever since she was born we got into the habbit of rocking her...

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mummy22girls

Seems frightened to go to bed now after waking last night, could this be a bad dream at only 16mths old?

Well strange things are happening with my 16mth old who is normally a great sleeper and loves goi...

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Thanks Happyhead, you might be right as she's cried again tonight as soon as we went to leave her room, we did the normal bedtime ro...

LoopsyLou78

Change in sheet pattern = can't get to sleep!?

Normally my 18mth old DD has either a white or pink fitted sheet on her cot. Today, couldn't fin...

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Smart little girl, she new something was different in her bed. Im amazed at the thing's my little girl realizes and she's only 4 mon...

~NoDdY~

is she playing us??

Since dd has been in her toddler bed life's been great. I've never had so much sleep since becomi...

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OC1246 wrote: Its hard Noddy, its hard. lol Especially when you are pregnant!! I found that things went a bit skew whiff when they ...

melandmick

Bed time fun

My 28 month old goes to bed at 7.30 every night but plays in his room before he goes to sleep. H...

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Thanks everyone. We tried a later bedtime (8.30) after DS had had a long afternoon nap and he still played for over an hour. Today h...

Natzcats

what swaddle is best

I am swaddlng my almost 6 month old, and she doesnt mind during the day, but at night she keeps w...

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I brought the "lite I love to swaddle" today, she is touching her face a bit, and knocking dummy out, so fingers crossed it works. ...

floss89

2 year old sleep pattern?

My 2 year old Daughter is waking at 4-5 am and is ready to get up. We can get her back to sleep t...

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help.......toddler not sleeping well

nadz27 wrote: so we moved DS into a bed about 8 weeks ago(he's now 20months and was climbing out ...

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Wooden Spoon

Going from 2 day sleeps to one....

My DS is almost 15 months and still has 2 day sleeps of about 2 hours each time. He goes down re...

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Wow! All you lucky ladies! I'd be going with it as long as it lasts! Both my boys dropped their day sleeps from 2 to 1 at around 12 ...

Jessibear

Argh!!!!! Co-sleeping is driving me NUTS!

OK so it's probably our fault, but our son co-sleeps with us every night and we want our bed back...

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Jessibear wrote: I don't know about night terrors, but he certainly seems to be having nightmares. I don't know what to do, and from...

Keli_151

Ideas Please

My 19 month old is now in a bed. He sleeps a 1000 times better in it than the cot. Before going...

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Have you tried following a strict routine ie dinner/bath/teeth/book/bed? It won't happen over night, but he'll get the message that...

Heeeelp ds is driving me crazy!!!!!!

Do you have a bedtime routine? My DD doesn't sleep much, Wakes up at 7am goes to bed at 8:30pm an...

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juliemac74 wrote: have sent message, hopefully it is ledgible. Eyes closing while typing so am off to bed, let me know if you think ...

Em Jayy

noise

i am hoping there is someone out there that has been through the same thing or knows of someone t...

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Childrens ears are a bit sensitive, fire works can scare anyone but the noise of the shower.... rather than keeping her far away fro...

jstar20

What age did your toddler move from a cot to a bed?

Just wondering what age everyone moved their small people into a bed. My daughter is just about 2...

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Our oldest the sides came off the cot on her second birthday and then about 6 months later went into a single bed. Not an issue at a...

babyfeverrr

11 month old

My 11 month old son wont sleep through the night. He wakes up once for a bottle around midnight a...

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Waking up at this age is more normal than not waking up. Sure there are some babies that sleep through early and keep sleeping throu...

What age did your child drop day naps?

dont remember but probably 2.5yrs? sometimes would fall asleep on lounge in front of a dvd ...

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I agree with the other poster, maybe still let him nap but only for 2 hrs or so instead of 3. You could open his door at 2 hours and...

J_Kennedy

Arrrghhh

I need some serious help. My DS is 11 months old, and I am keenly awaiting him to sleep for longe...

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Hi! My DD1 was like this also, I tried everything but nothing worked! She only stopped once I put her in a toddler bed because I wa...

pinelime89

What time is bed time ?!

What time does your toddler go to bed ? 23 Month old ds is 9-9.30 if his had a daily nap. He jus...

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My kids (Twins 3 years and 6 year old) have always gone to bed at about 7.30 always by 8pm. It has worked for all three of ours. The...

pinelime89

Nap Times - How long ?

How long does your toddler nap for ? My 23 month old son generally has 3 hour naps during the da...

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Wow I would love my 17 month old ds to have a nap that long. At the moment he sleeps for about 1 hour once a day. But he does sleep ...

*~Zimbee~*

It's that time again

So i put DD down at 12 everyday for her nap and we made her fall into the habot of having a bottl...

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Yeah i think that her loosing her bottle is what must have triggered it! Hopefully introducing something to comfort her means she wi...

knockonwood

Where has my good sleeper gone???

DD2 is 21 months old and for about the first 16 to 18 months of her life we never had any sleep r...

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So glad she got to sleep well! I feel like a zombie today as DD woke up about 6 times last night!

jujubean

creature of habit -22 month old

Hi there- im new to huggies- so hoping im doing this right DS#2 is 22 months- for our first wee...

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Is there really any hurry? DS is nearly 2 and I am not going to try until he either starts climbing out of the cot, grows out of it,...