Maybe put something in the crib that smells like u
Try putting him in a pack n play in your room that way he isn’t sleeping in your bed but is able to still see you
You’re going to have to put him back in his own bed. Yes he’s going to throw one hell of a fit for the first week. Or until he readjusts himself to his bed again.
If you have a washer and dryer put him in his car seat sitting on top of the dryer and turn it on the warmth and the motion will make him think he’s going for a car ride as young as he is he can sleep in his car seat next to you for a few nights then put the car seat back into his room and see if he can sleep there for a few nights before moving him back into his own bed good luck hope it works
maybe put his bed next to yours… maybe wait past when he wakes to checks the first time… like sit and get lost on a book … maybe just him waking once and seeing you might help while he adjusts
Or just enjoy sleeping with your baby. They’re really only a baby one time and you’re going to miss it once they get big. I understand it’s hard but that’s your baby. Your smell your heartbeat your everything is all they know. But this is just my opinion. You do what’s best for you.
Melatonin, but ask your doctor first so you know the right amount to give him and you can’t give it to him every night. O’ and Johnson &Johnson have a bed time bath
Is he drinking from a bottle? (Some moms still breastfeed at that ago, no judgement either way) if he’s using a bottle try putting a little bit of baby rice in his bottle before he goes to bed. It always worked for my cousins kids and I watched them all the time. I lived with them for a while so I’d get up with them at night to give the parents a break. Also try rubbing his back while he’s laying down it worked with my cousins youngest best. You could also try a baby blanket or something that smells like you (not saying to spray perfume or anything on it, don’t wanna cause breathing problems) like carry something of his close to you for a while till it starts to smell like you and put it in his crib with him at night.
Enjoy the cuddling it will stop and u will wish u still had it.
My daughter was like that. What worked best was putting her in her car seat, which is snug, and wrapped her up in a blanket. She still woke up every 2-3 hours to eat, but she would go back to sleep. Sometimes I would put the car seat between my husband and me. Otger times if she seemed to be having a tough time, I would just hold her, and sleep sitting up. I had a boppy, and I would use that, and put pillows on each side of me. She was colicky. What helped also was getting her a massage, and going to chiropractor and het adjustment for her and myself. Victoria Savi Deocharran had great suggestions also.
Weighted blanket or the weighted sleep sack looking thing
Pull d crib close to ur bed n lower d side rail so dat he can see n touch u if ever he wakes up in d middle of his sleep
Once the baby gets used to your bed they won’t wanna go back to theirs. Speaking from experience id let the baby cry a few nights or maybe get a special stuffed toy or blanket for them to feel safe. Good luck mine was in my bed for years but only one of my three and it takes away couple time too
Just put pillow beside him
When you figure it out let me know I have 6 kids and none of them sleep the whole night unless I’m having a lucky night. I haven’t slept a whole night in 16 years
A teddy bear. My daughters the same way we coslept a lot and then going through a custody battle we can’t sleep together so I started giving her a stuffie. She’s 2 but I also did it with my son when he was about 5-6 months
When I transitioned my baby girl to her crib, I had to lay on the floor beside her with my hand thru the slats. After she fell asleep, I snuck out. Each night the process was easier and shorter. Good luck!
Unpopular opinion, give him Tylenol for his teeth and let him cry with in reason
put lavender oil behind his ears n o the bottom of his feet
Sleep training with a timer is a must
I always made sure my babies ate well on their evening meal then showered them everynight and put them to bed with a warm bottle of milk. They never woke up at night after eight months old
Maybe he just wants to smell his mom put one of your clean shirts with himwhen going to sleep
My daughter went through the same thing and I just went in ONCE to check on her , made sure she wasn’t hungry or needed a diaper change, then I let her cry until she went back to sleep … took about 25 mins. She got herself back to sleep and sleeps great now!
Climb into the crib with him if possible. He will get use to it again.
Put a shirt of yours in his crib so he can get your smell it might soothe him.
Sounds like you need to re-sleep train him.
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He may also be going through sleep regression typical at this age xx
Sounds like he got used to a comfortable bed then u put him on the crib mattress
Try white noise, soft music, soft lighting.Sometimes babies have to learn to self soothe.As long as the baby is safe in their bed I wouldn’t worry too much.
Put one of your shirts in the crib with the baby
I did a lil tylenol for teething, sleep training, and a very soft night light. Sleep training is rough the first week and boom they are sleeping! My lil one is now three and wakes probably once a week, we go in sit with him, a lil tylenol for his molars sometimes. He usually goes right back to sleep
Use a hot water bottle to warm up the soot where he will sleep, remove it, place him on the warm spot. Make a glove weight: a small amount of rice in a garden glove sewn shut. Place the glove weight on his back. When he is asleep, take it off & out of the crib. Perhaps a soft doll to lay beside him?
Hey mama, sleep consultant here:) it sounds like you have to go back to putting him down awake. I know it’s tough, especially after illness
It is normal for most babies to sleep through the night at the 2-month mark, and they slowly lose their ability to sleep through the night after that many children won’t even sleep through the night until a year old don’t try to force it and just try to buckle down for the nights ahead! I learned the hard way with mine that he would sleep when he is ready I did every cry out method there was and it just ended in my son hyperventilating needing his mama !!
Ferber method lay him down and walk away best advice my pediatrician gave me. I did it with all 3 of my kids. Yes it is harder when your kids have medical issues, but you have to be at your best to care for them. Put them in their sleeping space at about 8pm and walk away. You cant be at your best if you are completely exhausted.
My son needed something that smelled of me in his crib. Maybe try a well worn sleep shirt of yours, not washed?
Personally I just let mine sleep in bed with me. Mine used to sleep pretty good until at 6 months he cut 4 teeth at once and never went back to normal sleep pattern. He would cry until he puked so I felt the best thing for me and him would be co sleeping and he eventually outgrew it and slept in his own bed. We both got better sleep in the long run and was worth every minute of snuggles. They don’t stay little long so enjoy it while it lasts…cause one day they are out of nowhere adults.
Maybe lay him with a shirt or blanket that smells like you
My daughter slept with me till she was 4 years old… and I would do it all again
Sometimes they do and sometimes they don’t each is different.
It may not work for all but I used Aveeno Lavender bath and lotion just before bed with a bottle with cereal and a good burp. They slept beautifully. Well, the first two. My third did sleep but with her, she wouldn’t sleep unless I was in the recliner or inclines in the bed holding her. I had to go back to work earlier with her due to financial difficulties.
You mean a baby wants comfort and closeness to his mama? Odd. Kinda like how you want your significant other at night.
Find some music he likes or try some Christmas lites that change colors .
My baby started teething at 6 months and slept with me for a week and I still haven’t gotten her out of my bed and it’s been almost a year so I guess what I’m saying is… I’m no help
Sounds weird but… maybe just let him sleep next to you he loves you.
If there were magic tricks we’d all be well rested. Its normal for babies to not sleep through the night. They go through stages of not doing so, esp after a big development. Read a dev book. But imagine being a baby. Hes only 8 mo. Cosleeping isnt a bad thing.
Place the crib next to your bed…
Give the baby warm milk…
My first slept through the night since three months old, my second… never did they’re both different x
Hi! Try to put his crib next to your bed and every day try to move it a little far from you until he gets habituated again. Try also to use white noise, or put a plush toy inside your shirt for a couple of minutes or hours so that your smell will transfer to it. Then put it somewhere close to the crib, not inside because it can be a choking risk.
If you know he’s ok and waking to see if your there id let him cry it’s a bad habit he has now and one of the hardest to break.
My two year old boy never slept in his moses basket alwaya woke to come to the bed he did sleep in a cot but always woke during the night to come in to the bed so now I’ve put the cot up to the level of our bed and took one side off the cot so he sleeps in that all night he does roll over just to feel I’m there but always goes back to his own bed right next to me literally was a great idea but never had a problem with him wanting to be in the bed with me if he was happy then I was
Crush up honey nut Cheerios and add it to his bedtime bottle.
Lights out 6+ hours
Let him sleep with you. I wouldn’t fight the battle.
I co slept with all 3 of mine …
Dr Karp on YouTube saved me. 5S’s. If anything have a pack n play near by for those hardcore sleepless nights .
You could try the book “No Cry Sleep Solution”
Your his comfort. My oldest slept with me til she was 12 and I loved it.
When this has happened with my kiddos I let them cry it out. Usually they figure out your not going to come in after a bit. I kno it’s hard but if they are fed there diaper us changed and you know they are tired they are fine. Usually once you get them back on that first night the next night they know and it shouldn’t be so bad. Then they should get back on the routine.
Let him cry himself to sleep. I’m a teacher in a child care center and I have found that when you cosleep, it makes it harder on both mother and child.
Yea, never do that lol. I did that one time when my kid was 2, then he slept in my bed until he was 5 good luck.
Honestly, bring his crib into your room next to your bed, then move it further away from you, then cover him being able to see you, then once hes ok with that, back to his own room.
I personally would just co sleep but that’s not what you were asking and I know that. Have you tried putting his crib next to your bed so he’s in his own bed but can still see you when he wakes up?
I know!! This part is hard…I have 4 kids, and I know your struggle! I ALWAYS said I wouldn’t do the “co-sleeping” BUT…YOU need sleep and rest too!! My 2 youngest (5 & 3) take a MINIMUM of 1 hour to get to sleep, could be in there for 2 hours or more!! It is exhausting!! Once they fall asleep, I get about an hour before they wake up…and sure enough, they BOTH climb in the bed with me. I have to slither out out in the morning, and hope they don’t hear my alarm, just to take a shower before work!! It may NOT be what you want to allow…BUT…you need sleep and rest above all else too!! If it is still happening when he’s 20…then renegotiate…lol…you have to do, what you have to do…in order to sleep!! AND it beats getting up every 10 minutes to calm them, because that is NOT going to get you sleep! It’s hard…and always take it one day at a time!
We have my sons crib in our room right beside my bed. He wakes up and i try getting him to self soothe but sometimes i let him lay with me and get come snuggles then i put him
Back in his crib. Maybe since he wakes up just to see if you are there put his crib or a pack and play beside your bed see if that helps.
Break the habit you started. Keep putting him in the crib to make that habit.
I would definitely put his crib next to your bed because at least he will be able to see you and you will be able to sleep in your own bed and he will be in his and it will be much safer. Good luck mama
He is fine. So are you mom. He needs a set schedule. Keep the baby up when you are up
Yeah I let my babies sleep with me.
Mom of 4. Sweet ones
Well… I don’t know how much help this will be… But at 1 year my daughter started having these intense spells with low O², retractions and this was recurring. Her first spell (attack?) Was super scary. After a two night stay in the hospital… I was exhausted. I had a kind size bed and I wanted to keep her close to me so I could keep an eye on her. Until this she’d always slept in her own bed. That’s all it took. I tried everything to move her back to her own bed. She has these spells on and off for 3 years and ultimately… I gave up trying. She was the best cuddler… So that really worked to her benefit. The next time I remember trying, she was 6 but then her father and I divorced. She needed comfort… And so did I. It even became my excuse to not date for 3 years. I tried again at 10. At 12 she wanted to start wearing make-up. No honey… That’s for big girls who sleep in their own bed. You can wear make-up when you sleep in your own bed for 30 days straight. Wanna know how old she was when she started wearing make-up? 3 months before her 14th birthday.
My best advice… Do the hard part now. You can catch up on your sleep later.
When a person…even a child…cries for a length of time. Your body tenses up…you’re overwhelmed…and the last thing a child needs to learn is when they cry. Their mother isn’t coming to comfort them. There are many solutions to try instead of putting your already confused child through this. Don’t make them cry it out.
Put a bit of cereal in his milk to give him a full belly and a warm bath that will make him sleep.
I’m 8 years in and trying to get the youngest out my bed. I have nothing but love to give you.
Cry it out is not “harmful.”
I’d put the crib in your room but not let him sleep with you. Get him used to the crib again and then you can move the crib out
Sleep on the floor beside him for a few nights . Then just lay there til he’s asleep and leave a big pile of blankets so at a glance he still thinks your there and feels safe or whatever
My son sleeps amazingly with utero sounds
Welcome to parenthood
Babies crave routine. They need it. The more consistent you are, the more it will stick. Feeding him, changing his diaper and laying him in his crib sleepy but awake is okay, if he cries for a little it is okay, he is 8 months old, he needs to relearn the habit if self soothing himself. Im not talking leaving him along to cry for a long time but there are healthy ways to letting him learn to soothe himself. You can’t rock him to sleep then put him in his crib asleep, he will instantly wake up and cry because the last thing he knew he was with mom and he will need you as a crutch to fall back asleep everytime. There are plenty of helpful books out there. Pick a method and stay consistent, even if it’s draining you, it will click with him eventually. We’ve all been there. Best of luck to you mama.
Sleep regression.When my son went through these (he’s 3 now) I would lay next to his crib until he fell asleep. It takes a few nights but it will pass. Hang in there momma
I got separated with my husband when my 2 kids were 3yrs and 4yrs old (18 mos between them)
I had a king size bed, when both of the out grow their cribs they slept with me.
I felt it was easier to have them sleep with me and all get our rest,then me keep checking on the all night.
When the got older they decided it was time for their own bed and some privacy
Another stranger gave me this advice that I’ll give to you that Worked for me and HOPEFULLY it works for you too. Slap a tshirt that you already wore over a pillow and put it besides baby in his crib.
Doesn’t have to be a huge ass pillow I used a weird cylinder shaped one that could easily be rolled off baby if they brought it closer to them when they slept.
You could try sleeping with his crib sheets to help get your smell in them. Worked for us when we had issues. Or if I wasn’t there for naps he used a blanket I keep in my bed.
Following! My 1 yo has done the same. We had the same routine and everything, but one night he just screamed HYSTERICALLY when we put him in his cot. we’ve got him to sleep in his bed maybe 4 times since that night.
Others wont agree but I would put his bed in my room . They grow up so fast and leave too soon.
I cut a piece of mattress foam top and put it on top of my sons crib mattress and he started sleeping through the night when he was around that age!!
Try putting a shirt of yours or a pillow you sleep with often so he can smell you.
It will be tough as nails. I breastfed my youngest so he was constantly in the bed with me. When I finally stopped he was just a couple months older than your child. It was very hard transitioning him to his own bed. There were nights I used a warm bath, lavender lotion or laying down in his room holding his hand. Rocking him to sleep was the worst because he wouldn’t let go even being asleep. There were nights I had to get him to sleep and lay him back in his bed a few times through out the night. I even tried letting him cry it out at the time though he was close to 2 yrs old. But for your baby that might be alittle to soon because it sounds like he needs your comfort right now. To this day my youngest just turned 4 and thankfully he sleeps in his bed now but will still crawl his way into my bed quietly. It doesn’t stop but see if those things work for you. I wish you the best and I believe all mothers would agree it’s tough. Eventually it will change just hold on.
I’m no help
My baby is a co sleeper
Always has been close to me in bed
Put a shirt in there next to him so he can smell you constantly and change out the shirt daily
Try sleeping in the same room with him in his room. Like on a blow up or pull out.
When my daughter did something like this, we moved a pack in play into the bedroom and id put her to bed in her bed. If she woke during the night id bring her intp our room and put her in the pack and play with her blankie and what not and she would gp right back to sleep. At this age they start to have little night terrors. So them waking up to see or know your close by soothes them. Then when you feel he is ready induce him back to the crib or making him feel more comfortable with it.
There is difference in letting them cry it out and it being harmful. You never let them go long periods screaming and crying. You go in and comfort often but you have to stick to it. 1 minute, then 2 then add on or do less. It’s all on your babies time. It’s exhausting but how many moms are so overwhelmed by crying that they hurt their babies or themselves? It’s ok to cry. We cry and no one comforts us every second we cry.
My 3 year old would always check to see if I was there. He just doesn’t like to sleep alone, so he sleeps through the night in my bed. It’s so much easier this way.
Teething sucks last till they get two yr old molars… have you tried to put your shirt down for your smell… special if breast feeding… and maybe a warm bottle/ cup of milk before bed. And bath with lavender… wishing you the best…
Sleep with his blankets a few nights so they smell like you or even while holding one of his stuffed animals.