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MamaDuckling Thu 28-Jul-16 18:38:33

Can someone remind me what age I can do the Ferber method from? Worked a treat for my eldest but he was about 1.5 when we did it. I've got a 7mo not sleeping without falling asleep on me....

dementedpixie Thu 28-Jul-16 18:43:38

Do you mean controlled crying or cry it out? There are other methods too. Have you tried anything so far?

MamaDuckling Thu 28-Jul-16 18:57:48

Controlled crying. Returning every 4/5 then 6/7 mins etc

MamaDuckling Thu 28-Jul-16 18:58:32

Tried pick up put down but she just falls asleep on me. I want to be able to pop her in the cot and settle herself

LapinR0se Thu 28-Jul-16 19:55:16

Start at 2 mins then build up to 5, I probably wouldn't go much longer than that at 7 months. When you go in soothe her in the cot so you're not doing pick up put down.

MamaDuckling Fri 29-Jul-16 07:05:14

Great, thanks.

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