does anybody know how to stop a nearly 12 months old from waking up during the night 4 milk feeds as the health visitor says he is old enough now he should b sleeping through but didnt give me very good advice?

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Casey - posted on 08/10/2011

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If you feeds him a more satainable dinner and maybe a snack before bed then he wont be as hungry during the night. some kids to wake up throughout the night long after other children do.

Jessica - posted on 08/09/2011

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hey i had similar problem with my 10 month old.. he was feeding twice in the night, only ever touched about 2oz then was back to sleep. When he woke i would cuddle him back to sleep, before long he got fed up of waking for the milk and the cuddle! Be strong, you dont want to be up in the night feeding a 2 year old.. he will get out of the routine of feeding in the night if you remain persistant :)

Christina - posted on 08/07/2011

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You don't give him any milk. If he wants something to drink, offer a sippy cup of water, or a bottle of water. That's it.

Tina - posted on 08/03/2011

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set a routine before bed solids in the evening or late afternoon help and a bottle at bedtime. Maybe a comfort toy or nightlight so he's not frightened or disorientated when he does wake. Not every child is the same though trial and error.

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