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I see that you have already accepted an answer but I wanted to provide a different perspective if you (or another parent who happen on this question) decide that sleep training or a cry-it-out method is not working for you. As a first thing, as you probably already know, 4 months is a specific landmark in development where the sleep pattern of a baby change ...


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Hang in there, is my advice. At such a very young age, your child is constantly changing. It is to be expected that what worked one week won't work the next. Keep coming back to options you've tried before and deemed ineffective. Things may have changed. I'm willing to bet you'll be trying out different techniques until the problem has eventually gone away, ...


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Ferber recommends trying the method for much longer than a single night for 20 minutes. The method is usually successful if parents adhere to the routine for the entire night for 3-4 consecutive nights (Ferber, 2006). It is expected that the first night or two will be difficult. They were in our experience. But I am glad in retrospect that we stuck to the ...


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Do you use a pacifier? Do you swaddle still? (If she cant roll over yet. Sleep sacks if she can) These are some of the 5S techniques that help soothe a baby. (Suck, Swaddle, Sideways, Shush, Swing) Based on your comment about connecting sleep cycles etc, it does seen to me like she's able to self soothe IF she's relaxed and sleepy already. May be that's the ...


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