How do I teach my dd to self sooth without letting her cry it out?!

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I would rub or pat my daughters back until she fell asleep.

Sofie D 0 likes

And if she screams because she wants you to rock her?

Tara V 1 like

My baby loves it when I rub her cheeks or rub her head. It always calms her down. I always stay with my LO until she is asleep so she doesn't feel alone.

JVP 0 likes

Pacifier & My daughter loves her monkey which has long legs and arms that she grabs on too. Or I rub her back and pat her bottom no longer than 5 minutes and she is out! (: I hate the CIO as I did it with my son and he grew up so fast I miss it! Him wanting me to put him down to sleep. Plus I think a baby under 1 is too young for it. :/ I did it for my son around 6-7 months and regret it.

Julia : 0 likes

I will let my daughter fuss but not cry. I feel like there's a difference. The fussing only lasts about a minute most of the time. If that. But if she cries I usually go get her because she usually needs something. I also use a tranquil turtle at night for her to fall asleep too and that helps give her something to watch and listen to without being over stimulating good luck!!

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Rock until she was about to fall asleep then I would stick her in her bed. That way she was falling asleep on her own.

Roslee D 1 like

My lo cries bloody murder until I pick him up. Nothing's worked for me. 😫😭 that's not much help but stay positive. I'm still trying.

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Every baby and every family is different you just have to find a method that works for you and your LO.

Sofie D 1 like

At this point I rock her to sleep for nighttime and naps. I truly don't mind it, but she wakes up every hour thru the night to be sooth back to sleep. I'm running on empty, I need to sleep. She's a very stubborn girl and I'm afraid it's not going to work, that I put her down almost asleep but awake. She sleeps in her swing for naps which I really need to stop too. Ugh!!

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Is she old enough for a rattle? Maybe give her a rattle to play with so she plays until she falls asleep. Or put a mirror in her crib so she can see herself

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She is 4.5 months.

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