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What age did your dc stop waking up and crying in the night?

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bugsybill Sat 13-Jul-13 13:18:08

I know dc call out in the night for water, toilet, nightmares etc but when did yours stop the 'waking and crying like a baby' business?

amothersplaceisinthewrong Sat 13-Jul-13 13:20:40

10 weeks

bugsybill Sat 13-Jul-13 13:24:22

amother was that permanent? Is your dc now aged toddler+? If yes, you were very blessed.

ThatsSoVanquish Sat 13-Jul-13 18:38:46

about 20 months.

what helped:

Night Weaning
Stopping Co-Sleeping
Gradual Retreat for settling

Queenmarigold Sat 13-Jul-13 18:42:53

Dd1 aged 3.5
DTs aged 4months.

The difference: formula feeding, and when they took less than half a feed in the night I just started to ignore them. Two days later they didn't wake. Could nt do another 3.5 years!! X

feekerry Sat 13-Jul-13 19:19:57

just about now 15m due to night weaning dd no longer wakes in the night or if she does she goes back to sleep on her own v quickly

BeanoNoir Sat 13-Jul-13 19:21:52

Hmmm, if it makes anyone reading this thread feel better dd's 23 months and still sometimes does this.

CharlotteBronteSaurus Sat 13-Jul-13 19:23:14

dd1 stopped waking routinely at about 7mo
dd2 is 2.8 and still wakes for a good shout most nights, although it's normally before I've gone to bed so could be a lot worse

MrsApplepants Sat 13-Jul-13 19:43:01

11 weeks. Is now 4 1/2. I'm lucky, I know

Amazinggg Sat 13-Jul-13 19:44:15

About 4 months. FF.

MrsIgglePiggle Sat 13-Jul-13 19:55:31

She's still doing it....age 25 months !

BumgrapesofWrath Sat 13-Jul-13 20:01:12

My DS1 still is, and he's 3 in September

MadameJosephine Sat 13-Jul-13 20:06:22

DS slept through occasionally from 2yo but only slept through reliably from 4yo. No wonder it took me 16 years to have another baby! DD now 8 months and usually wakes twice

PoppyWearer Sat 13-Jul-13 20:07:25

About 4.5yo, after starting school and being too tired to wake in the nights any more!

PollyPlummer Sat 13-Jul-13 20:07:48

grin dts still do it and they are 3 . Lots of my friends dc do the same.

JaquelineHyde Sat 13-Jul-13 20:10:21

DS1 was 6 weeks, now 7 years old.

DS2 was 9 weeks, now 10weeks 4days so we shall see how this goes.

DD1 was 14 weeks, now 8 years old.

DD2 was 12months old and is now 6 years old. She had a very traumatic first 11months though as she was removed at birth from her mother and placed in care. She came to us at 11months and it took us 3-4 weeks to settle her.

JellyMould Sat 13-Jul-13 20:14:30

DS at 14 months when I nightweaned him.
DD is now 11 months and sleeps through about 50% of the time.

Tinsie Sat 13-Jul-13 20:16:48

DS stopped waking up in the night around 8 months old.

peteypiranha Sat 13-Jul-13 20:17:14

Dd1 was close to age 3. She now sleeps 12 hours a night.DD2 still does it at 15 months. They grow out of it, they wont be doing it at 18.

Artijoke Sat 13-Jul-13 20:20:23

DD1 was 7 months
DD2 was 5.5 months

CPtart Sat 13-Jul-13 20:29:40

3 and 4 months here too, coinciding with end of bf and like queen marigold, I also developed selective hearing.

NothingsLeft Sat 13-Jul-13 20:49:16

Still does it at 15 months.

neolara Sat 13-Jul-13 20:51:18

Well my dd (4 in September) was wailing like a baby last night. It's getting much less common but still happens occasionally.

susiedaisy Sat 13-Jul-13 20:51:29

Both mine woke up most nights until they went to school, it was hard work at the time, but they are now early teens and its like a distant memory!

HappyAsASandboy Sat 13-Jul-13 20:52:29

2.5 years for my DTs

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