My daughter hates her crib. In prolly to blame for that since we've been co sleeping since she was a newborn but it was what was easier for me at the time. At around 6 months we started putting Gianna in her crib when she first fell asleep at night. It took a few days to stay Asleep when I placed her in her crib but for a good few weeks she'd sleep from 730-1. And then I'd pull her into bed with me.
Then the hubs left at the end of January and her sleeping in her crib the first half of the night was out the window. Maybe not so much due to him being gone but around that time Gianna got her molars in and had her first ear and upper respiratory infection. All the books I read said to stop sleep training when teething is occurring or due to sickness so I did. And back in bed with me she went. Plus she also learned to stand up and pull herself up on her crib and I needed the hubs to lower it
Now that he's home we decided its time to start sleep training again. Although the hubs is all talk. If I lay her in her crib he goes and gets her. Usually he let's her sleep on the couch next to him. That worked fine until two nights ago she rolled off and landed on her head. Mommy fail
So last night I said it was time to really stick with sleep training and let her cry it out. She fell asleep when nursing at 730. I'm talking mouth open, snoring away deeply sleeping. I placed her in her crib and immediately the eyes popped open and the screaming began. I waited the 20 mins and went in. Placed her on her back and sang and rubbed her tiny until she fell asleep. She slept from 830-1145 and woke up. I wet to feed her and the same thing occurred. Though this time. Nothing worked. I rubbed her back, her belly, turned on the sleep sheep, left the room, sat by the crib, etc etc. she was not having it. She screamed her head off until 1am when I just gave up and pulled her into bed with me.
And for someone who barely slept last night she was wide awake at 545. This mommy is tired
I don't know what todo anymore. I think I've read every sleep book, tried everything. Nothing works. I don't feel it's healthy for her to scream her head off for over an hour. We wouldn't want to fall Asleep like that. Scared and alone. But I do know she does need to learn how to fall asleep on her own
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