My DS is 16months old and I rocked him to sleep ever since he was born I had a lot of negative comments from 90% of mums around me telling me I'm making a rod for my own back but it just felt right! 3 weeks ago DS just didn't want to be rocked so I put him in his bed with a bottle while I sat with him and ever since he goes to sleep like an angel even for naps (weekends when his not with his childminder) so I guess I just wanted to share that cc or CIO is not for everyone go with your instinct do what you feel is right if my DS can go to sleep without rocking on his own time any one else can too! Happy Christmas
I rocked my two for 12 months & 14 months respectively. They both switched to self settling overnight and very happily. If I'm honest, I kind of miss it now. They are 2.2 and 4 and I miss their little faces, sleeping in my arms!! Crazy!!
Just rocked my DD2 5months old to sleep. Rarely did it with her older sister but I think this time I'm aware that this stage goes so quickly and I want to relish every minute as I'm not doing it again!
People should do what works for them. I could never have rocked my dd to sleep everyday for that long but think if you can, it works and you're happy about it then go with it. There's too much pressure these days to conform to what worked for someone else.
agree i rocked my baby for about 12 months and then she just sort of decided she was too big for it and usually now self settles now in her cot, albeit with a bit of grumbling first! i tried self settling techniques early on and caused me and her so much upset so i followed my instinct and kept rocking her.