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  1. #1
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    Sep 2011

    Default nursing to sleep

    hi everyone. my 11 month old DS has fallen into a habit of nursing to sleep. And he is yet unable to soothe himself to sleep if he wakes up in the night. How can I teach him to do this? Is it already late to teach him this? I have read about having someone else trying to put him to bed etc, but there's no one with us to do that. Any more ideas which do not require a third person? :P

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Mar 2006

    Default Re: nursing to sleep

    It will be OK. I nursed my third to sleep for about 2 years...but he can go to sleep alone without nursing don't sweat it.
    Mama to my all-natural boys: Ian, 9-4-04, 11.5 lbs; Colton, 11-7-06, 9 lbs, in the water; Logan, 12-8-08, 9 lbs; Gavin, 1-18-11, 9 lbs; and an angel 1-15-06
    18+ months and for Gavin, born with an incomplete cleft lip and incomplete posterior cleft palate
    Sealed for time and eternity, 7-7-93
    Always babywearing, cosleeping and cloth diapering. Living with oppositional defiant disorder and ADHD. Ask me about cloth diapering and sewing your own diapers!

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