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My son is 3 months old now. He is a part time co-sleeper, starting the night in his cradle at the end of our bed and then moving to our bed after 3:00am. I got in the habit of feeding him whenever he stirred/cried/moved excessively, but have now run into the problem that he thinks he needs me to fall asleep. This means that I'm up with him every hour because once he's through a sleep cycle, he wakes up and wants mommy.
I've just started trying the techniques in The No-Cry Sleep Solution by Elizabeth Pantley, namely establishing a bedtime routine, gently popping him off the boob before he's completely asleep, and getting my husband to get up with him on some of his awakenings. I was wondering if anyone else has had success with the techniques in this book, and how long it was before you noticed a big difference? Also, what are the effects of teething and sleep patterns that you've noticed (since I believe we may be starting a bit early)?
Thanks for any advice!!!!