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SpinningPlates2 Thu 10-Apr-14 11:27:44

Can anyone tell me how they manage getting newborn to sleep in the DAY whilst entertaining a toddler? My two sons are 20months and 7 weeks. DS2 sleeps well at night waking for feeds occasionally wanting me to settle him.
However in the daytime he wakes up every time I put him in cot/ Moses/ car seat .... Short of leaving him to cry (waited until 6 months with DS1) what can I do?
DS1 is in a good routine and self settles for nap and bedtime.
I just can't get anything done!

jaybirdsinginginthedeadofnight Thu 10-Apr-14 22:03:50

It's difficult, mine are 17months apart. I usually put DS (now 61/2months) in the pram for naps. He just about still fits in the carrycot. I will then put the pram in a different room from where DD and I are, and put white noise on for DS. I can't take DS up to his cot for naps as he takes a while to settle and I can't leave DD alone while I do this! So at the minute we are just doing what works. When the weathers good we go out with double buggy DS sleeps while DD runs round the park.

beccajoh Tue 15-Apr-14 19:07:47

I've got the same sort of gap and use swaddling and a LOT of white noise to block out any noise from my toddler. He sleeps a lot on the pushchair too.

Whatsonemore Mon 21-Apr-14 19:10:32

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