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yawningmonster Tue 30-May-06 05:08:35

children tend to drop their day sleeps, day two with no nap though had a very early nite last nite and he is.....wait for it.....only 20mths old, please tell me it isnt the end!!!

threebob Tue 30-May-06 05:31:24

18 months for us! sorry.

Though he did continue to "rest" in his cot for an hour each day after lunch until he was around 2.

yawningmonster Tue 30-May-06 05:39:42

oh poohs, I was hoping to hear loads of responses of "just a passing glitch" he will keep napping until he goes to school.

NotQuiteCockney Tue 30-May-06 06:49:09

DS1 kept it up until he was about 3.5. Depends on what works for you.

If you want him to keep napping, I wouldn't let him have an early night, I'd stick to his old schedule if you can.

FlameBoo Tue 30-May-06 08:17:45

18 months here too... although she did start up again for about 6 months last September (just over two), but I think that was more due to me driving her round in circles til she passed out so that pregnant me could sleep.

yawningmonster Thu 01-Jun-06 06:04:46

poor wee lad, he is now in bed and it is only 5pm here, lasted all day until dinner time when he broke down sobbing and nodded very meekly when I asked if he was tired, took him to read a story and was asleep about ten seconds later!!! No dinner or anything, I am soooo not ready for this to happen. I would have thought he would cut down time wise for a while or something or start going later but he has gone from 2-3 hr sleeps to none!!!

april74 Thu 01-Jun-06 07:09:04

ds had his naps till about 3.

yawningmonster Thu 01-Jun-06 10:31:14

maybe he will go back to them {hopeful emoticon}

acnebride Thu 01-Jun-06 10:39:17

ds tends to drop them and come back to them. if he is dropping at 5 then it doesn't sound like he's completely ready. the nanny who looks after ds has often gone to naps every other day for a while, she says that can work well. For ds at the moment, if I drive him or pushchair him anywhere at about 2 or 3 o'clock, he'll fall asleep, if not, he won't. Real nightmare period in some ways, but at least an early bedtime is possible if he doens't sleep.

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