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Hello! I was wondering if anyone else has experienced their 5 month old going to bed, falling asleep, then waking up after 30 minutes? This has been going on now for about a week. She wakes up every 20 to 30 minutes then will go back to sleep once someone has tucked her back in, this goes on for an hour and a half after she has been put down for the night. I dont know why or what to do.
My son is 5 months old also and does the same thing. I don't have any advice just wanted you to know you're not the only one. I think its just a phase and they will grow out of it. I hope so anyway!
I agree with Jess... our doc told us the trick of trying to let the baby cry for five minutes before going in, then the next time extend to 10 minutes etc.... after a few days of this, baby should get used to falling asleep without you.
My son is almost 5 months and in the last couple of weeks has been doing the same thing randomly, but he usually just talks to himself and rolls around and eventually puts himself to sleep. I never go in there just watch him on the monitor to make sure he's ok. I agree as long as she's not upset then there is not reason to run in there and try and get her back. It's good for them to learn how to soothe themselves to sleep. I've been to that if he starts to cry I should set the timer for 5 mins then I go in and rub his back or give him his pacifier. Go out and set the timer again adding a minute and continue till he falls asleep. Thankfully we haven't ever needed to do this. He's always been a great night sleeper. Good luck
Just checking in to see if your baby was sleeping any better the last few nights? Hope all is well!