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Offline ashersmom

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Has always woken in the night....now what?
« on: September 21, 2005, 18:48:55 pm »
Hello mums!  I have a 4 month Spirited DS to whom we have always responded to in the night.  We were the "poor baby" parents and rushed in at every whimper. :roll:   Now he generally wakes about 2 times to be reswaddles and repositioned/and or rocked a bit AND once to feed.  It's usually random wakings--not at the same time of night.  How do we help him resettle himself without constantly intervening and engraining this habit even more?  We just started PU/PD...but do we want to do that in the middle of the night just for an unsettled baby? 

Any advice would be appreciated!
Many thanks!




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Has always woken in the night....now what?
« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2005, 04:54:13 am »
Hi there :)

Yes, I would do pu/pd with him at night.  He can't fall back to sleep by himself right now, so that will teach him to.  Since he's spirited, you have to be pretty careful with pu/pd and not overstimulate him.  Hang in there and you will see results!
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« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2005, 14:23:40 pm »
Thanks Sara!  I'll give it a try  :)




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