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16 month old wants to co sleep, won’t sleep alone

First question is, do you actually want him to stop sleeping in with you, or is this just what 'they' have said you should do? Co-sleeping (with appropriate precautions) is an acceptable way to sleep. ...
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16 month old wants to co sleep, won’t sleep alone

Usually, it is a good idea to trust your gut feelings with small kids. If you feel that it is not right to "force" the kid to sleep alone, then don't do it. Kids are all a bit different, so ...
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16 month old wants to co sleep, won’t sleep alone

I didn't personally co-sleep with my kids except for allowing several minutes they could lie next to me and calm down when they had a nightmare, but I try not to judge. Whenever you think it's time (...
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16 month old wants to co sleep, won’t sleep alone

If you are looking for numbers, to help you feel more comfortable, I can tell you what my wife and I have done with our two children. When my first child was 5-6 months old, we transitioned her from a ...
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2 year old Daughter will nap and sleep for Dad but not Mom

For the most part, this it totally normal. It's not an expression of 'hate' or 'dislike' - in fact it's in my experience more that the child feels comfortable enough to act out and test their ...
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Why does my 14 month old baby wakes up crying asking for water and banana in the night

Make sure your child is drinking plenty in the day, offering milk (breast or otherwise) and water often and refilling their cup/bottle often. Also make sure that your child's pre-bedtime meal is going ...
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16 month old wants to co sleep, won’t sleep alone

Our daughter was kind of anxious and we let her co-sleep from birth until she was almost at puberty, at which point she chose to sleep alone, unless she had a nightmare. If she cried or had a "...
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