I need some encouragement on helping my daughter fall asleep on her own at naptime.
My daughter is now 18 months, for awhile she was sleeping through the night, then she stopped. On Sunday evening, daddy decided to let her cry it out, it took about 1 1/2 hours, but she did go back to sleep on her own. On Monday night, it only took 1 hour and Tuesday night 30 minutes.
Well, Tuesday even we were chatting with friends and they said we needed to do it at naptime also because otherwise we were sending mixed signals. Up until now, I would hold her until she fell asleep at naps and then put her in her crib. She would stay asleep just fine.
Well, since we switched to letting her cry at naps, life has been horrible. I know it has only been a few days, but I don’t know what I’m doing wrong because nap time is getting worse.
I just need some encouragement and helpful tips. Like how many hours do I let her cry? I do go in there every 10 minutes so she doesn’t feel abandoned.
It has been a tough few days, have you done this with your child? Any pointers?
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