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18 month old suddenly not sleeping!

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Embobolina88 Fri 10-Mar-17 09:28:13

Our little boy is 18 months. He has a nap about 10 in the morning. Usually between 1-2 hours. He goes to bed no problem at 7:30 after his usual routine, he was sleeping through to 6-7 with 1 wake up for a quick cuddle then straight back down. But at the moment he's waking up at all hours just crying until I go in to him. I try and let him cry it out but it's just not working. Any suggestions?

FATEdestiny Fri 10-Mar-17 09:50:03

That could be separation anxiety, just wanting your reassurance. It could also be teething molars at this age.

Equimum Fri 10-Mar-17 09:52:56

I don't have answers, by my 18mo is exactly the same. He's been napping and sleeping through for a couple of months, but over the past week, he's back to multiple waking sat night, and really trying to resist his nap! Maybe there is an 18month sleep regression?

I hope it gets better for you soon.

MessyBun247 Fri 10-Mar-17 17:13:12

Yes there is a big developmental leap and sleep regression at 18 months, I think due to a 'language explosion'.

Just give him lots of comfort. It will pass.

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