Thursday, October 23, 2008

You can guess the outcome of this one.

I have a coworker with a new baby. She's still at home on maternity leave. She sent pictures yesterday and a brief state-of-the-baby address where she said he was sleeping well and only woke up once a night. I recommended the book "Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child" and credited it with helping us get Conrad on a regular sleep schedule. Do I even need to mention at this point that he woke up an hour early this morning?


Betsy said...

Didn't know you guys went with Weissbluth. We ended up "Ferberizing" Eliza, much to the dismay of many of our friends. It worked, though, and she can fall asleep by herself and pretty much stays that way until morning. Unless, of course, she decides that 5:00 a.m. is a perfectly great time to wake up.

Jean said...

Although we did use Weissbluth, in the end we Ferberized poor little Conrad. I suppose Weissbluth was more just to clue us into the fact that he actually should be taking naps, instead of doing marathon up all day sessions. Also, to start a night time routine early. That really helped. Now, the lovely child starts rubbing his eyes at 6:15 and gets excited when he hears the bath running because he knows the next step is his favorite friend, bottle!