Hi all...I tried to find an old post with info on this, but didn't see any...
My LO has been sleeping in our room, in the rock n play next to my side of the bed since about 1 month...she'll be 5 months in a week. I'd like to start transitioning her to the crib, but the few times we have tried, she seems to wake up a lot and not sleep as well. She has been sleep through since about 5 weeks. When she's in the crib she'll wake up (crying) several times a night...not hungry though, as she falls asleep as soon as I come in to soothe her.
Does anyone have any tips to ease the transition? Do I just need to stick it out for a few nights until she adjusts? If I didn't have to work I think this might be easier, but the few hours of sleep I get a night is very precious, so I think I probably have been giving in too easy.
How I transitioned lo was I started just putting him in a crib for naps, then when he was comfortable I started putting him their at bed time. He adjusted well however it took him a few weeks to get used too it. Also since your lo is used too sleeping at an incline maybe for the first week or so put a wedge under the mattress. Gl xx
Our LO slept in her rock in play in our room for a few weeks- then we moved the sleeper into her room and she slept in there (with the monitor on her)- then we transitioned her into her crib at 3mos. It worked great for her- she transitioned very well- and only took 2 nights to fully sleep through again. Only waking for a moment in her crib, then making some noise before going back to sleep on her own.
I think it just depends on your LO how they do. I was worried our LO would have a hard time- but she was obviously ready at that point. We also started her off with naps in her crib for for a couple weeks to help get her used to it.
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