14 month old refusing afternoon nap for over a month.

Charleedesa - posted on 03/06/2017 ( 2 moms have responded )




My daughter will be 14 months on Wednesday- she has been refusing her second nap for over a month. The problem started with her going down easy for her morning nap at 10 but sleeping almost 2 hours which in return would create a problem in her going down for the afternoon nap at 2. I have tried shortening her morning nap to preserve sleep for her second but that hasn't worked in a couple of weeks. She has always gone to bed between 6-6:30 and slept until 7ish the next morning. So keeping her awake from noon to 6 is just a nightmare and has resulted in nightwakings. We tried to transition her to one nap a couple of weeks ago and she did really well going down at about 11:30 and sleeping 2 hours but like I said she started having some nightwakings- but she also got her bottom molars around that time as well. I guess my question is, is it normal for a 14 month old to be on one nap? Those that did transition to one nap, did it result in your child being overtired which then lead to nightwakings? Did those nightwakings go away after your child adjusted to the new schedule? I need all the adivce I can get! I am desperate and worried that I could be trying to transition her too early.


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