So my lo was always easy to get to sleep but in the last week has become such a challenge. I'm doing all the stuff that use to put her to sleep, Placing my nose on her forehead to feel my gental breathing, patting her bottom, and humming to her. Every now and then i must "pin her down" (to hot to swaddle but she'll wave her arms to keep herself from going to sleep, so i'll hold her hand in one position and lay my arms on her legs so she can't flail them). Last night was a nightmare. She would not go to sleep. I tried all the above + bob marley (always works at calming her down), rocking, getting up and pacing with her. If i laid in bed with her she would struggle with me rolling from her side to her back and then back to her side over and over, I tried nursing her repeateadly. But it took me 31/2 hrs to finally get her to settle down for the night! I was so frustrated by the end of this. and my husband was at work so it's just me. My family is telling me that if I continue to help her settle down for the night i'm going to have to do all of that everynight. That it's because i'm wearing her all the time to put her to sleep. I should force her to sleep in other places: Like a stoller instead of wearing her and that I should just lay down with her and let her cio. I don't know what to do? Is this just a phase? she just going on 4 months in a few days.
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Trouble getting little one to sleep