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How to do cc?

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Zaurak Mon 11-Apr-16 01:31:12

Not looking for a debate on cc. I've tried everything else, I haven't slept more than an hour in a row for months and I'm broken. I have to get some sleep.

Need advice on cc.

How long do you let the intervals get?
How long do you do it for? I tried last night and he cried all night. Literally all night. So do you do that? If seems pretty grim.

I've tried everything else - sitting with him, pupd, co sleeping. Nothing works. He won't slee for more than ten minutes.


Metalhead Mon 11-Apr-16 11:02:07

With DD1 we did increasing intervals, so start at 5 mins, then 10, then 15 etc. We just went in and said "time to sleep" or something similar, no picking up or shushing. The first night I think she cried for 2 hours, the second night about an hour and then pretty much slept on the third. I can't remember how old she was exactly, but probably around 9 months.

I've no idea whether you're supposed to keep going if they cry all night, I guess so?! If you can be sure that it's not because of pain/hunger. Good luck, sleep deprivation really is torture!

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