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9mth old won't sleep longer than 3hrs - pls help getting deseparate!!

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TanE Wed 01-Oct-08 16:43:55

I have 3 boys aged 9mths, 3yrs and 6yrs. Everyone sleeps okay but since we went away and he got teeth he doesn't sleep more than 3 hrs at a time. I breastfeed at bedtime (7pm), but then wakes up every 2.5/3hrs - it's not hunger more comfort, but it's killing me. Any tips what I can do to get him to sleep through - he has a dummy and regular routine. Have tired controlled crying but he just hurst himself and screams for hours (I give up after 2.5hrs and once everyone was awake - horrible and not fair on anyone) Tempted to give up breast feeding, but not really sure if a bottle would solve it.

Any suggestions would be great.

Thanks

Starshiptrooper Wed 01-Oct-08 17:13:09

Do you bf him to sleep?

TanE Thu 02-Oct-08 10:03:49

Sometimes he falls asleep on breast most of the time just sleepy from feed when I put him in his cot and then leave turning off the lights. Why he wakes up agin so frequently I don't know!!!

ches Thu 02-Oct-08 18:09:51

Get rid of the dummy?

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