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toddler sleep issues

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amarina Sat 05-Mar-16 12:51:21

This is the first time I'm posing a question.

I have a very active 17 months old boy. He sleeps about 10 hours each night waking 2 to 3 times to feed. I still breastfeed him.

One hour after he wakes up in the morning he rubs his eyes.
I try to put him to sleep again buy in 10 min he forgets about that .
I should say that I rock him too.
After several attempts he finally sleeps at 12 for 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
I'm not sure if he still wants to have 1 or 2 naps during the day bacause I'm struggling a lot trying to put him down twice so he won't rub his eyes but it gets so impossible
I get so tired n frustrated
I spend a big part of the day doing that

I would appreciate a lot any second opinion smile

Quoteunquote Sat 05-Mar-16 17:36:51

I wouldn't bother trying to get him to sleep again, sounds like he's getting enough sleep.

tinymeteor Sat 05-Mar-16 22:49:07

Why not try moving to one nap and enjoy your mornings doing something else? Swimming, the park, whatever - by 17 months you can expect to enjoy a decent stretch of awake time to do the fun stuff, and then he'll be properly tired after. And if he doesn't cope you can always go back to two naps.

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