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April 27th, 2013, 05:41 PM
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my daughter is 16.5 months old and is quite independent in the sleep department. I night-weaned her at 12 months and she hardly seemed to notice. she falls asleep on her own; assistance of any kind only seems to annoy or stimulate her. she does however need someone to stay with her until she falls asleep. this is mainly because our family bed consists of two floor futons. that's where I come in. I (or occasionally dh) sit (or lie down) and act as a human guardrail as she rolls around until she conks out. at least that's how it had been going until recently. lately she's been too wound up both at naptime and bedtime. instead of just rolling around she tries to practically run off the bed. I don't let her leave but it's all a game to her and she laughs hysterically every time I lay her back down. it takes well over half an hour to get her to sleep, and sometimes much longer. it's frustrating and since I'm 36 weeks pregnant it's physically exhausting too. she typically goes to bed around 8-8:30pm. any earlier and she's up way too early; any later and dh and I get zero time together. (he usually goes to bed by 10pm.) her bedtime routine is dinner, bath, nurse, brush teeth, story, kiss papa (or occasionally mama) goodnight, and off to bed. I doubt I'll have the ability to do this after the baby is born. ” delegate to dh” isn't a real option because he's only home in time for bedtime about half the time. any ideas?
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