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Posted in Toddlers on 22nd June 2014

How can I get my 2 year old to sleep in her own bed and sleep through?
She wont get in her own bed and when she finally does she wakes up three or four times even if she in bed with me or not!
She has always gone to bed on her own in her own room since she was born! its only been since august she’s started to create!

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Answer by girly_not_girly
well u should have started her sleeping in her own room when she was a bit smaller and no put her in her room in the bed read her a book then say goodnight and leave and if she starts screming leave her and she will learn that is were she has to sleep at night now ok

Answer by waltzang
isn’t 2 still a young age for a child to sleep alone?

let her do some physical play activities in late afternoons to tire her out (as well as build her muscles and bones).

add a drop of brandy in her milk before she goes to bed.

Answer by edenwho
my son did the same thing he will still get yp sometimes but not as mush now. We give him a good size snack an hour or so befor bed it helps he fells full through the night. And at the same time I did talk to our doctor about why he would get up off and on my doc suggested that we bur him down with baby lotion at bed time to to help relax his little body kinda a growing pain thing. Best of luck to you.

Answer by maslyn_jl
We have been having the same problem with our 2 year old son. he will sleep very well if he is in bed with us but he won’t sleep in his own bed. We finally gave in and started letting him sleep on his little couch that is in his room…he likes sleeping there. I am not sure why but he prefers to sleep on the couch. He also hates it when we are sleeping with him…I have spent several nights sleeping on the floor of his bedroom instead of in my bed. I am hoping it is just a phase and will pass soon!!

Good luck!

Answer by Kayla D
Keep trying to put her in her own bed. I am not a fan of letting a child just cry, but keep trying. If you need to, put an air mattress in her room and sleep in there with her until she is comfortable again. If this doesn’t work, you might pick up the “No Cry sleep solution for toddlers” by Elizabeth Pantley. Its a great book!

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