Tuesday, May 08, 2007

The Swaddle Report

Well we were waiting for Ryan to go on vacation so that we could begin putting Miles to bed without his swaddle. Those of you who have been reading this blog for a while, know what issues we have been having and for those of you who are just tuning in for a giggle or two yes my 16month old son was being swaddled.

We began last Wednesday and we put him down at 7:30, usual time and it took forever to get him to go to sleep. He thought it was playtime, even though his body wasn't up for it! He finally went to sleep at 10pm and he kept waking up and we all were tired so we swaddled him. Thursday and Friday we swaddled him we crapped out and decided on Saturday nite we'd start again! Well we put him down reg. time and he got to sleep by 9:30pm. Sunday we followed thru and put him down and he went to sleep. Last nite(Monday) he was asleep by 8:11.

****Miles didn't stay asleep for the entire nite! There were times where he would wake up and be up for a while but it is getting better. I am sure that we are breaking some kind of nite-nite rule but we stay in there until he falls asleep. I know that it will take some time and I am prepared for that, but if anyone has any advice on what worked for them .... aim and fire! I'd like to know. So lets hear it for the boy!*****

Keep your fingers crossed and say a lil prayer for Miles, so that he may STAY ASLEEP!


Anonymous said...

Nobody stays sound asleep all night. Sleep is a cycle that begins with the four stages of quiet sleep then progresses into active sleep when the mind and body functions speed up. Soon Miles will be able to relax himself back into sleep. This develops naturally. Sleep rejuvenates the body and the mind. Just relax and wait.

Janet a.k.a. "Wonder Mom" said...

I haven't been able to comment here for a while....Hmmmm...

I send you sleepy vibes and swaddless nights...hugs.