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What should I do?

I have a daughter who is 1year 6months and she doesn't sleep on her own and I have another baby on the way.
Any one got any advice?
MrPerditus1 · 56-60, M
You can try something called Fading. It's where you put them in their own crib/bed and you use your voice to soothe them. Each night or every other night, you position yourself a bit further away. Read to them, sing softly or just talk comfortingly, but never pick them up. This usually should be started around the ages of four to six months and is a part of sleep training. It might take a bit longer since she is already so much older and use to the way things are. But if you stay strong and don't give in, you can teach her to self soothe with less crying.

Also, be ready for her to wake and cry during the night. Some will say let her cry, but you don't have to. You can go in, talk to her, readjust her position, but again, don't pick her up. Talk, sing, read, but slowly move back every once in a while.

Good luck and I hope this helps.
MiraRoss · 26-30, F
[@591013,MrPerditus1] thank you for this. I have tried many times to leave her in bed but bf don't like her crying and so he ruins in
MrPerditus1 · 56-60, M
[@765845,MiraRoss] You're very welcome. I hope it works. Let me know if you try it and it helped any. I also hope your bf will understand it just takes some time for her to get use to something new.
MiraRoss · 26-30, F
[@591013,MrPerditus1] I will be trying this, before it too late.
I have to say that for everyone its different but you will need to make the choice earlier rather than later and work through the inevitable grumps, cried and complaints. If you don't kids work out very very quickly howe to manipulate parents. Be patient when she keeps coming back though but firm and consistent and expect set backs.

It will take time.
MiraRoss · 26-30, F
[@746286,JustcouldnotHelpMyself] yes all very true
ScarletWitch · 26-30, F
Dont have kids... lol
MiraRoss · 26-30, F
[@386170,ScarletWitch] this is stupid idea lol
Having a kid I have learnt so much
Penny · 41-45, F
have the 1year old start sleeping on her own. use the ferber method if she cries. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferber_method (not sure how it'll work on an older baby.)
TheCoolestCat · 31-35, M
time for her to move out and get her own place
Sazzio · 31-35, M
[@335784,TheCoolestCat] ???
MiraRoss · 26-30, F
[@335784,TheCoolestCat] what?
SW User
Tell your spouse to help you out. Also pat her and love her 🤗
Tres13 · 51-55, M
move her bed to ur room
MiraRoss · 26-30, F
[@476434,Tres13] it is
plungesponge · 36-40, M
If you give her a little bit of fruit juice, will she go through a sugar high than a crash/sleep?
MiraRoss · 26-30, F
[@20312,plungesponge] nah don't work I play with her an hour before bed and she don't go sleep
Sazzio · 31-35, M
Let her fall asleep on sofa then next morn she should wake in her room (u pick her up n take her there).
Read to her or sing while rocking the baby to sleep
MiraRoss · 26-30, F
[@860047,GoMilkMeARiverForMyNippleFloat] rocking her? She will expect this forever if you do this

 
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