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 Sleep help for 15 mth old

DD is 15 months old and she has been a pretty good sleeper (we sleep trained with SE) up until she visited my parents for an overnight and her routine was completely out. She has also not been to daycare in a week and has been home with us all week as daycare is closed for Spring Break.

That being said, when we put her to bed and follow our usual routine, she has reverted back to screaming and crying like she did when we sleep trained.

We have gone back and are trying the SE stuff all over but, it is painful listening to her cry so hard...she is screaming and crying her lungs out right now...this is so painful to hear her cry

I don't think she is teething at the moment although she has not got her molars in yet but, when we have checked there is no sign of them at all.

We don't know what to do. Do we need to re-sleep train? Are we doing anything wrong? Is there anything else we should be doing? Or is this separation anxiety? Help please!
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 1 Apr 2012 1:47 PM
 28 Oct 2006
irongirl
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It's such a tough age when they aren't sleeping. Is she showing any other teething signs? I wouldn't hesitate to medicate for teething, if there are signs. (We've done that with Dex the last few nights).

Otherwise, for a couple of nights, I'd try to rock her to sleep for a bit so that she gets back into her routine....then, if you have to, make the decision to be consistent with sleep training. At about 19 months with DD, we had to sleep train again, but, we ended up doing the "chair" method at that point. Sitting in her room and ignoring her for a long time until she fell asleep and slowly moving the chair further and further out. It sucked, but, eventually, it worked.

This too, shall pass. frown
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 1 Apr 2012 9:59 PM
 22 Oct 2004
 Winnipeg, MB
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Thanks smile tonight DD cuddled with me after our book, snack and milk (this has been part of our routine forever) and she did not want to leave me at all. She is not showing any signs of teething but, maybe I am missing them??

I am thinking that this may be more of a separation anxiety type of thing also? She did cry for about 7 mins after we put her to bed tonight which was MUCH better than last night...

We may have to do the "chair" method as well.
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 1 Apr 2012 10:15 PM
 28 Oct 2006
irongirl
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definitely sounds like separation anxiety. How is nap time?

7 minutes isn't too bad. The catch is sticking with it, if you decide to do it....kwim?
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 1 Apr 2012 10:38 PM
 22 Oct 2004
 Winnipeg, MB
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nap time is pretty sucky, she sleeps for about an hour or so, but, her naps have always been sucky so that isn't much of a change. She has 1 nap a day.

We will see how this week goes at she goes back to Daycare and her routine will be back together again.
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 1 Apr 2012 10:40 PM
 28 Oct 2006
irongirl
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oh, I meant how she goes down for a nap - does she cry then as well?
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 1 Apr 2012 11:27 PM
 22 Oct 2004
 Winnipeg, MB
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Oh well....on the weekdays she goes down at daycare no problem. On the weekends she will not go for a nap for us at all unless we ate in the car or shopping and she is in the stroller. Bad, I know.....
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