can i let my 2 1/2 month old cry it out at bed time?

Joycelyn - posted on 03/03/2014 ( 2 moms have responded )

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Baby wont sleep unless i rock him, can i just let him cry a little till he falls asleep?

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Jodi - posted on 03/03/2014

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Um, no, you shouldn't let a 2 1/2 month old "cry it out". Even advocates of the CIO methods do not recommend allowing an infant under 6 months to cry it out. If a 2 1/2 month old is crying, there is a reason, even if that reason is comfort (rocking to sleep).

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