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Hi. We're planning on nightweaning our 17 month old either now or in 2 months after a planned overseas trip. We're set on the decision, although we're still deciding when would be best. What I'm wondering though, is while we're doing this, should I leave the room and sleep on the couch? I've heard of moms doing this and leaving the kid with DH, but I'm afraid that he'll think that I'm not just taking away his night nursies, but also mama altogether. Anyone have any experience with either of these options, or any advise?

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Thanks. It's nice to be reminded that we should wait until after the trip. It was our original plan, and it's my instinct, but this past week has been so rough that we started to think about doing it sooner. I'm pretty sure we'll wait for another couple of months. He's been seeming like he's ready for it, as he's been taking comfort from his DH more and more at night, and sometimes asks for his cup, and generally seems really bummed to be awake at all. I'll check out the sites too, as we get closer. I really want to do this will a lot of thought and love and planning.
 
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