Sleep Training is NOT for Sissies
The time had come and to be honest, the idea had been creeping in and out of this busy brain of mine for some time. I finally did it; I pulled the trigger and began the sleeping training process last Thursday night. There are a host of reasons one sleep trains. I'll share ours (or really mine since I am the one to get up with P and sometimes O during the night):
- P began eating less during the day. Why? Because I had basically conditioned him into a nighttime eater.
- To elaborate the above...P started waking 2 times a night to eat. 1/1:30 a.m. and 4/4:30 a.m.. I am not talking have a little snack. I am talking polish off a 5-6 oz bottle with 1 TBS of rice cereal.
- At 4 months, P weighs 16.4 lbs. That is more then double his birth weight. So as you can see, he is not starving.
- Lastly, it gets old waking up each morning tired.
- Rocking with bottle