Log In Sign Up

Need Advice PLEASE!


Forum: Moms of Infants

Notices

Welcome to the JustMommies Message Boards.

We pride ourselves on having the friendliest and most welcoming forums for moms and moms to be! Please take a moment and register for free so you can be a part of our growing community of mothers. If you have any problems registering please drop an email to boards@justmommies.com.

Our community is moderated by our moderation team so you won't see spam or offensive messages posted on our forums. Each of our message boards is hosted by JustMommies hosts, whose names are listed at the top each board. We hope you find our message boards friendly, helpful, and fun to be on!

Reply Post New Topic
  Subscribe To Moms of Infants LinkBack Topic Tools Search this Topic Display Modes
  #1  
April 21st, 2012, 07:38 PM
Newbie
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 1
need some advice from you lovely moms out there.... Breylan (8 months) will NOT sleep through the night, he has trouble falling asleep n lays in his bed n cries. When he is up you cant put him down or he cries and even if you can put him down you walk out of the room he cries. It would be one thing if it was every once in awhile or he just "fake" cried, but he throws fits like screams and shakes and kicks... any advice at all would sure b appreciated... love him to death but it isnt fun!
Reply With Quote
  #2  
April 21st, 2012, 08:27 PM
Regular
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 53
I personally believe in letting them cry it out. My son is now a year old, and started doing that around the same age, maybe even a little earlier. They start understanding that they will have you in the room shortly after throwing a temper tantrum like that, and then they take advantage of it. They also go through waves of separation anxiety around this age. I personally would just go into the room, make sure he was ok, no wet diaper or anything that should bother him, and I would tell him "it's bed-time, you have to go to sleep". Then I would walk out, and if he would cry, I would just let him cry it out. I used the Ferber-method, where you give them more and more time to cry it out before coming into the room again, and they eventually learn to soothe themselves. I don't think it's harsh because they need to learn to cope, or you will create a monster. Read about your options, choose from your own opinion and speak with the pediatrician. Babycenter.com is a great website that offers a variety of information on everything! Good luck!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Topic Tools Search this Topic
Search this Topic:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:31 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0