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HE DID IT!

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popsycal Mon 19-Feb-07 07:53:15

OH YES!!
7PM til 5:30 (with 3 squeaks which I ignored)
fed him then he fell back to sleep til 7am

(ds1 on the other hand wet the bed for only the 2nd time in his life and spent the night in my bed......but!!!)

Gingerbear Mon 19-Feb-07 07:56:31

yipee!
Those eye bags will be fading soon.

Flamesparrow Mon 19-Feb-07 07:56:34

SUPERB!

I had the shortest one wake, but our first non-pull ups dry night, so also doing happy sleep dance

aDad Mon 19-Feb-07 08:01:52

HURRAH!

You must feel so rewarded!! All your efforts paid off. Well done!

popsycal Mon 19-Feb-07 08:03:59

Oh yes - need to add that he did iyt without me on his floor too....been weaning off that for the last 4 or so days!

I am feeling very pleased with myself!
CC just wasn't working a few months back. This tool persistence but it was the right option for ds2 (and me!)

Hulababy Mon 19-Feb-07 08:05:57

Excellent news Popsy! Hoping it continues to get better and better

FluffyMummy123 Mon 19-Feb-07 08:11:42

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popsycal Mon 19-Feb-07 08:12:35

thank you everyone!
promised myself i would get it sorted by the time he was 2......
did it with 14 days to spare
lol

LadyTophamHatt Mon 19-Feb-07 08:31:31

Excellent Popsy....Well done!!

soph28 Mon 19-Feb-07 12:56:07

that's great, popsy!

before you know it he'll be sleeping through till 7am! So pleased for you!!

piglit Mon 19-Feb-07 14:53:16

Well done Popsy! I am so pleased for you.

Any chance that you can write a book on it double quick? I have to sort ds2 very very soon....

FluffyMummy123 Mon 19-Feb-07 14:57:26

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kittypants Mon 19-Feb-07 15:00:49

how did you do it?tell me your secret?

Gobbledigook Mon 19-Feb-07 15:12:46

OMG POPSY!!!

All power to you!! Ha ha! Bloody well done!

popsycal Mon 19-Feb-07 16:34:42

Well it has been a bloody nightmare. But nothing was working at all. I was going mildly insane and getting really cross with ds2 and really, it wasn't his fault. It has taken around 3 weeks I think. Not a quick fix but he was distraught doing CC - like vomitting distraught and very very attached and clingy (and night feeding and co-sleeping!!!)

He has not had a nap again today so will be ready for bed by 7 - if not slightly earlier. I think he will always be an early riser like his brother. Until about 6 months ago, ds1's normal wake up time was about 5am - so that isn't as big an issue for me!

Keep yuor fingers crossed. Am prepared for set backs but I do think it has been cracked. The final straw that got it sorted was ditching the cot and putting the mattress on the floor. He hated that cot!

popsycal Mon 19-Feb-07 16:35:18

this is my most recent thread
for those askig what I did

CorrieDale Mon 19-Feb-07 16:37:35



Sooooo happy for you - I really hoped it was you when I saw the thread title

popsycal Mon 19-Feb-07 16:39:23

popsycal Tue 20-Feb-07 07:47:26

last night
brief wake up at 3:30 but settled back to sleep within 2 mins without shouting and screaming
woke at ten to 6...

aDad Tue 20-Feb-07 07:48:30

confirmation it was not a fluke then!

popsycal Tue 20-Feb-07 08:07:05

i think so....

am a very happy mummy

CorrieDale Tue 20-Feb-07 13:29:50

marvellous news. Hope you're feeling very proud of yourself.

popsycal Tue 20-Feb-07 15:14:48

tonight will be a big test
he is having a nap now but hasnt for the last 2 days...he hasnt needed one so uch since he has been sleeping better....
we shall see
ds1 is here and just said 'why are you typing about my nintendo DS
not about to explain MN acronyms to a 4 year old lol

popsycal Wed 21-Feb-07 07:11:16

quarter to 8 til 5am today
he settled back til 5:40 but was desperate for milk and up for the day.......
going to try to time it for no nap or a very short nap today
and put a beaker of water next to his bed

sorry this is a very self indulgent thread but just documenting it all has helped me keep almost sane

aDad Wed 21-Feb-07 07:14:00

you're allowed to be smug for a while yet!

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