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I took away all his sleep comforts, but now he`s found a new one

Hi Alex, I`ve got a 2yr old son and he doesn`t normally have any sleeping problems now apart from his occational awakes in the night.
When he was 16mths old he went cold turkey and I took away all his sleep comforts eg music, dummy,etc and it`s worked for us and his been sleeping great ever since!
but now since he got given gordan from thomas tank engine, which he sleeps with and pretty much has it all day and night and will not go to sleep with out it, he now wakes up some nights calling out his name and we go in and find it for him an his off back to sleep, now it`s only happened few times an i`m wondering if this will become a problem and what should we do about it as only day he did not sleep is when i didn`t allow him to take gordan with him to daycare which was such a stuggle for him to leave it at home and then the week after he took gordan with him to daycare and slept for 2hrs!

Sarah...
Answer: Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your Early Childhood Health Centre. Best wishes, Alex
Answered: 22 Feb 2009