Hillary - posted on 03/19/2010 ( 24 moms have responded )
Abigael will be 2 in April. She has pretty much been a great sleeper her whole life - I mean, she started sleeping through the night @ 2 months old. This past January, she started waking up multiple times in the middle of the night and screaming for hours. She didn't want to be held, didn't want food or drink, just didn't want anything! Well we put a nightlight in her room and she started sleeping through the night again. Then, all of a sudden, she is screaming again. Last night she went down fine but woke up @ 11 and cried until 1 before finally falling asleep. My husband went in multiple times and it was the same thing, she didn't want anything except to be out of the crib. She tells us she wants all these things (more milk, diaper change, etc) but once she gets it, she is still screaming. I mean, she has literally cried herself hoarse and barely has a voice :-(. We used CIO when she was about 6 months old and it totally worked but nothing is helping now. I'm at my wits end! Nothing about our schedule has changed. My husband is going out of town Monday-Thursday on business and I don't know if I can handle her like this for 4 days straight with no relief!
Anyone else been through this? I need ideas!
PS - no ear infection, virus, or anything.