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Glitches & Forum Help / Re: I'm being logged out again
« Last post by creations on October 22, 2017, 20:20:08 pm »
So odd.
Mine is now working but is that because I am closing the window and then opening another right away so I am still logged in and possibly I will be logged out again by tomorrow - or else it is freakishly fixed. I don't understand how my bookmark was working and then not working...but if it is fixed I will be happy.
I'll be back to update on another day.
Thanks Jaime
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Night Wakings / Re: 9mo very unsettled between 4-7am
« Last post by CbabyJ on October 22, 2017, 20:13:14 pm »
So this is my easy: Yesterday-
Awake 725 - super late for him but he had a big vomit episode at bedtime so he wasn't in bed till 830.  That night he had night feeds at 12 and 5.  Plus a few wake ups before 725 where I just held him quick.
E BM at 725 - not much - very usual
E solids 830 - tiny amount due to caution with the vomit.  Applesauce and oatmeal plus pear slices
S attempt crib at 950- needed help, was upset,  fell asleep at 1005 - 1145
E BM 1145- big feed still sleepy from waking up
E solids 130.  Toast and veggies
E BM 245
S 330-410 in carrier due to going for a walk with the family
E solids 515.  Sweet potato, savoury muffin, banana
E BM at bedtime 645
In bed at 710 - seemed fairly tired.  Absolute meltdown as soon as hit the crib.  I tried to get husband to settle but this went very badly.  He took a longtime to calm, eventually calming and sleeping around 730
NW at 1130(no feed), 230(feed), 330 (no feed), 520(feed).  Woke at 625 upset so tried to resettle but gave up and up for the day

Awake 625
E BM 625
E solids two tablespoons of oatmeal plus fruit on the side
E BM 915 - not much
S tried to put down at 935- happy in crib for ten mins then got upset-finally down at 1005  awake upset at 1050
E BM 1050
E solids 1230 - 1.5 tablespoons of lentil soup, tiny mini frittata, a few grapes
E BM 130
S In crib at 2- started rubbing eyes just ten but could have been the dark room. After ten mins still moaning/odd cry. Went in rubbed his back- calmed down- asleep at 215.  Woke at 245.  Happy for a couple of mins then a meltdown followed
Terrible nap day! 

He wasn't always this bad-  today is probably the worst day ever.

I am at my wits end- I am exhausted and stressed- I also have a 3 year old at home.  And after nine months of I only a couple of hours sleep at a time along with a bottle reluctant baby -I am ready to give up.  Naps have been good which has been a lifesaver now there is nothing working.
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Glitches & Forum Help / Re: I'm being logged out again
« Last post by creations on October 22, 2017, 20:13:06 pm »
Well that's the craziest thing. My DOES have the www in the url but it is the same bookmark I've been using for months I haven't changed it. So it was working like that and staying logged in before but then suddenly not.
Right I'm off to experiment.
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Sleeping For Toddlers / Re: 13 months standard EASY routine?
« Last post by creations on October 22, 2017, 20:10:07 pm »
Hope the night works out for you.
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Naps / Re: Short naps, and forced naps on the go are ruining the day
« Last post by creations on October 22, 2017, 20:07:31 pm »
he wakes at 9.30 he is whining for a nap around 10, and often times I've gotten a 2-3 hour nap out of him by putting him down at this time with only a 30 minute A time.
I can't honestly see this working BUT if it does work then great!  You go with whatever works for you and your LO :)
I could better understand the nap starting in the sling and a transfer to cot once home so that although it was not a continuous nap it would be almost so, although I know you said you can't transfer.  Have you put some serious effort into this?  I'm thinking at the 40 min mark he fully wakes in the sling but what if you were in his bedroom at that point and lifted him from the sling telling him to stay asleep and go to sleep and did an immediate WD (rocking on the ball if that's needed or straight into cot and shush/pat if you can) and tried to get him right back off before he fully woke?
See, I could see that working better time wise to create a long first nap 8.50 - 10.50 (or even a bit longer than 2hr) because then you could have another long nap at say 12.20 - 2.20, do the school run and be back before the third nap around 3.50pm.  The day works out if you get all long naps.
What you want to try to avoid is this habit where he doesn't take a long nap but then wants another nap only 30 min later, you need the sleep cycles joined for both your sakes really.

If you think the 10am nap is predictable enough to get in the cot and him stay asleep for 2hs then go for it.  Whatever you find predictable so that you can a) teach independent sleep and b) eventually get that Y time you need, is fine.

I bounce for a minute while nursing him (he wants to suck but won't take a pacifier), but then I stop and just shh/pat when he's drowsy. That transition has been going fine. He really, really wants to suck, so not letting him suck for 3 minutes (he doesn't really eat) before I put him down is going to be very hard, but we're working on it.
Sounds good.  you can move the feed away from the sleep time and keep reducing how much comfort sucking there is so that there is a slightly longer gap without sucking before sleep. This know around here as the gentle removal, it's describe really well in Pantleys no-cry sleep solution. There's a FAQ on it if you wanted to have a read?
https://babywhispererforums.com/index.php?topic=52857.0
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Naps / Re: Short naps, and forced naps on the go are ruining the day
« Last post by Elauriel on October 22, 2017, 15:02:15 pm »
Thank you for your wonderful response! Since I posted this 2 days ago I've been working a bit on some of the methods. I'm now waiting the 3 hours to feed during A time and that's been fine (since obviously he didn't really need the snack he just took it because I was offering). I've been more conscious of his awake times, so I haven't needed to bounce on the exercise ball like I have been - I bounce for a minute while nursing him (he wants to suck but won't take a pacifier), but then I stop and just shh/pat when he's drowsy. That transition has been going fine. He really, really wants to suck, so not letting him suck for 3 minutes (he doesn't really eat) before I put him down is going to be very hard, but we're working on it.

I like your suggestion of the set naps. I wasn't sure if it was too early for that, but I really think it would work best for us. The anxiety of "is he going to wake up or not" has been giving me stomach aches for the last week and a half. I run an Etsy store as well, so I have work to do as well as keep up the house work, so I hate starting a project and then having to drop it to go resettle him. Then when he can't resettle him he can only last 30 or so minutes before he's whining for another nap. I spent 7 hours on 3 different days just putting him down for a nap, resettling him, and then repeating. It was awful :(

I often put him in the sling early before we leave for school, so if he woke at 7 I try to have him in the sling at 8:30 and walk around the house before we leave. I try. Or we leave a little early for school and son #1 just plays before going in, so a nap from 8.50-9.30 would be perfect! Usually when he wakes at 9.30 he is whining for a nap around 10, and often times I've gotten a 2-3 hour nap out of him by putting him down at this time with only a 30 minute A time. He then often wakes around 12:30. I've tried putting him down around 10:30 and he will take a 10 minute nap and won't go back down and the rest of the day is off. So maybe I could try that with a set nap at 10 and wake him after 2 hours? But then I'm back to insanity from 2:00 on until bedtime. I do like the 2 hour around dinner time to prep and *gasp* eat though! What do you think of a nap at 10:00?
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E.A.S.Y. Forum / Re: 12 Werka short A
« Last post by eva026 on October 22, 2017, 13:51:23 pm »
Will try. To be honest she hardly has a WD at all. Usually itís a surprise that itís nP time again so fast and a mad rush to get her into bed. The fact that she doesnít sleep in the pram, car and not so much in the sling anymore is no help. She ends up with a huge A time because of kindergarten pick up, although I try run there as fast as I can as soon as sheís up.

Last night BT 8.00pm resettle 2x
NF 2am, 6am
WU 8am
A 1.20
S 2.30h
A 1.45
S 30min
A 1.10
S weíll see but no longer than 1h because we have DD1 to pick up from a play date

Yesterday we werenít home so she had to make do with 20-30min nap in the sling - totally OT and os
I felt guilty for doing it to her but then I feel guilty for keeping DD1 home so DD2 can have decent naps. You canít win, can you? Does the feeling guilty about everything go away when they are older?
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Sleeping For Toddlers / Re: 13 months standard EASY routine?
« Last post by JCN on October 22, 2017, 12:39:09 pm »
Thanks - he used to have 90mins on Nap 1 and then 45-60mins on Nap 2.

Tried your suggested routine this morning - couldnít quite make it to 11 and went down at 10:30 but then only had 45mins. He then fell asleep for a further hour once I brought him downstairs and had given up trying to settle him in his cot. So S: 10:30-12:30

He then went straight to an early BT of 18:30. Not sure how the night will pan out but weíll just have to see how it goes.

Iím not sure heís ready for 1 nap. I think he probably still needs a CN in the afternoon but he resists this if his morning nap runs past 11ish.
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Glitches & Forum Help / Re: I'm being logged out again
« Last post by Lolly on October 22, 2017, 12:10:50 pm »
No www in the URL for me so it's not that!

I've also not changed anything, updated anything or cleared an cookies etc in the last couple of weeks so nothing should have changed.

Very odd.....!

Laura
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Glitches & Forum Help / Re: I'm being logged out again
« Last post by Jaime on October 22, 2017, 11:58:15 am »
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