Babywise Mom's

For Mom's using "On Becoming Babywise" to help guide their parenting style and give their children structure for a happy, well-rested childhood


7:30/8:00 PM Bedtime / 6:00 AM Wake-up?

Seeking either advice or reassurance! I am a working mother who needs to wake up my daughter at 6 AM. Right now, I am at home but in April (5 months old) she will begin daycare...

Started by Silvia on 01/30/2014 in Babywise Mom's

Last update on 01/30/2014 by Silvia


too young for CIO?

My baby girl is only 2 1/2 weeks old. My husband and I are trying to get her on schedule by following the Babywise method. The hardest part of training her is to let her cry out...

Started by Jessica on 05/07/2012 in Babywise Mom's

Last update on 11/25/2013 by Dina


Traveling a 6 hr time difference

My son will be 1 in March and a week after his birthday we are going to Hawaii. It's a 6 hour time difference. Any suggestions on how to make this work?

Started by Leslie on 02/11/2011 in Babywise Mom's

Last update on 11/22/2013 by Mimi


45 minute intruder. What do I do?

I think I've encountered to 45 minute intruder. My two month old goes to sleep for naps pretty good most of the time, but I can't figure out what to do when she wakes up 30-45...

Started by Faith on 01/03/2013 in Babywise Mom's

Last update on 01/04/2013 by Faith


3month old 2 hour cycles

I am loosly following babywise: eat, awake, sleep. My 3 month old is big (9lbs) at birth and i'm breastfeeding. She is a very happy and good natured baby, but I'm going nuts...

Started by Lydia on 10/23/2012 in Babywise Mom's

Last update on 01/03/2013 by Faith


6 weeks of BW and naps are not consistent

My 15 week old has been on the BW routine for 6 weeks. He had a lot of silent reflux issues at the beginning but that is under control now. He sleeps swaddled still. I tried...

Started by Amy on 09/29/2012 in Babywise Mom's

Last update on 01/03/2013 by Faith


Need help with proper bedtime for an 8-week-old

This is my first time using Babywise, and I'm not sure when the official "bedtime" for the night should be. Right now we feed at 6:30, 9:00, and 11pm, but when I tried to make...

Started by Kim on 06/10/2011 in Babywise Mom's

Last update on 06/10/2011 by Kim


2 Weeks Of Trying and No Consistency

I just started my 12 week old on Babywise 2 weeks ago - a bit late, I know... but after 2 weeks I am having no success at consistency. One day she will do her 3 hour cycles...

Started by Stephanie on 05/07/2011 in Babywise Mom's

Last update on 05/14/2011 by Karla


Help! Starting My 11-week-old On BabyWise

Just this week I started my baby on the babywise schedule. I am trying to take her from demand feeding and demand napping to PDF... the big problem right now seems to be that...

Started by Stephanie on 04/30/2011 in Babywise Mom's

Last update on 04/30/2011 by Stephanie


Quick question...

Baby gets up at 515am..super alert and despite my best efforts falls back to sleep at I wake her at 815am? even though I may be unleashing a monster? lol

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Started by Kathie on 02/04/2011 in Babywise Mom's

Last update on 02/11/2011 by Leslie


Help my 10 month old won't nap

In the past week or so my son has refused to take his afternoon nap. He lays in bed and plays the whole time. I've tried decreasing his morning nap to 30-45 min. and he still...

Started by Leslie on 01/18/2011 in Babywise Mom's

Last update on 01/30/2011 by User


3 wks - found her lungs

so far we couldn't be happier, she is on a 3hr routine during the day and about 4hr at night time. she has been a very relaxed baby until past 3 days when she starts to cry even...

Started by User on 01/24/2011 in Babywise Mom's

Last update on 01/25/2011 by User