Well.... my daughter turned a year old.... it marked the time to change some things. Someone from this forum (cant remember who) gave me an idea and I wanted to share it with you all.
I will give her a bath and then my husband will take her into the bedroom and get her dressed, massaged, and ready... then lay down with her. She cried but I knew he was with her... she cried for about 10 minutes and then slept fpr 4 HOURS!!!! The longest since her birth. I can now go out at night and sing.... I dont have to go in there every hour..... I can have time with my husband.... ect. I am very happy. When I go to bed I nurse her but I notice that she is nursing less and less and wants to cuddle instead. Last night she did not nurse until 3:00 am and only nursed 3 times till she woke up. I am amazed how fast and well this worked.
So.... he puts her to sleep and wakes up with her the first time.... after that I nurse her but is becoming less and less.
The only drawback I can see is..... she is a bit more needy, clingy, and wants to be held alot... she is also teething... and I dont mind.
Anyway... just thought I wouls share!!!! There is hope!:
way to go!
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Well.. it has been a month of this now and it is going great.
She will go to sleep with me or my dh and stay asleep for a good stretch before waking. At night.... she only nurses 2-3 times and thats it until morning. Its so nice to sleep next to our baby and cuddle instead of contorting my body to nurse all night long.
It really was a habbit... like a pacifier. I feel like I have more freedom, down time, and wake better in the morning.
I felt like it was time to try something new. I was scared and reluctent to do anything. I am amazed at how well it worked. I am amazed at how quick it worked.
I hope the best for you.... good luck. If you need anything please ask.
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