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Kindest way to stop co sleeping with 11 mth old

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mumtoacub Fri 16-Nov-12 08:10:34

Hey everyone, I've created a situation when ds was 5_8 months we had a great sleep routine he went down at 7 slept til 6 with wake up for one feed. 2 nights in a row he slept through so I figured he wasnt hungry and stopped night feed however to get him back to sleep quickly I started co sleeping which I didn't mind it was two hours tops however he has been bringing the time forward!!! Hes now in with me before 12 am sleeps a couple of hours then I transfer him where he sleeps for up to two hours then back in with me. He throws himself about at night (he was breech don't know if thats relevant) and I end up with a very disturbed sleep also think this might be causing him to wake in cot. I mean he literally covers the whole bed rolling and thrashing. I need to get him out!! Would like it before hes a year but the kindest way for him.

ilovemyoboe Fri 16-Nov-12 21:26:41

No experience of this myself, but you could try the Baby Whisperer book from the library of Amazon. Some odd title like 'The Baby Whisperer solves all your problems'. I found it so useful for getting out of situations like this. Stopped our baby waking at 5am every morning using her methods. The most important thing to remember is: whatever method you decide to try, you must be prepared to stick at it for at least a few days, as it will take consistency to break a habit like this.

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