Thursday, April 2, 2009

HELP ME!!

ok here is the deal!
christopher got on a schedule and it is a great one except for one thing!
when he wakes up in the middle of the night (usually between 2:30 and 3:30) he stays up for 2 hours! no joke it is like clock work
here is his routine, what am i doing wrong???

8am eat
9/10 am nap (1 1/2 hour)
11:30/12 eat
1 nap (2 hour)
4 eat
6 nap (1 hour)
7:45/8 eat
9 bed
2:30/3:30 eat
STAYS AWAKE UNTIL 5 am!!!!!
please help me what am i doing wrong???!!!

3 comments:

Becca said...

you could try feeding him every 3 hours during the day and force him to stay awake after eating for a bit of wake time. he'll end up sleeping less during the day so he might be sleepier at night. we did the babywise method with lorelai and she was always a fab sleeper.

denise said...

I agree with your friend Becca. Every three hours during the day: Eat, awake, sleep. You can start spreading this out only after he sleeps (I think the book says it's) 8-10 hours at night at a time. All three of my boys are Babywise babies and were sleeping through the night at 3 months.

It's hard to change a schedule when you are frustrated and tired and don't know if it will work. I can tell you ANY changes I had to do with mine ALWAYS took 3-5 days for them to get used to it. So there is an end in site! Hope that helps!

jallen said...

Yes Babywise works wonders!!! Ben eats every 2-3 hours during the day is sleeping 7+ hours at night, eating and sleeping another 4-5 hours! I have the book if you want to borrow it?

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