Alexandra - posted on 09/20/2009 ( 4 moms have responded )
I have a problem with getting my boy Samuel born 22nd of Jan to sleep through the night. A few weeks ago I did a sleeping program(similar to Ferber method) with him to get him to stop feeding and take the dummy at night which went really well and he slept from approx 19.30 - 6.30(7.00) every night without feeds or dummy. During these 3 days of programme I only had one morning of real screaming between 5-6.
Then a couple of days ago he started to wake up earlier .6.15, then 5.30 and now 5.00!! He is then also already standing in in the babybay and when I want to lay him down he is screaming his head off. He doesn't calm down until I give him the breast...which I don't want to do. Yesterday I waited for 30 min to give him food but to today I gave him after 5 min.. and after this we don't go back to sleep but he seems tired then again later and it is hard to keep him awake to 9.30.
What maks me worried and somewhat not consisting is this new "standing up in the babybay" like he is practicing and he seems so awake...He just started pulling himeself up and do proper crawling...
Has anyone had this? Is it a phase or should I refuse him the breast and get him back to sleep with ferber method or similar?
Thanks and greetings from Germany,