My LO is now 13 weeks old, and I always have such a distressing time when I put her down to sleep She's showing me all her usual sleepy cues (eye rubbing, yawning, getting grizzly) and I rock/shush her. Sometimes she falls asleep in my arms, and I can put her down in her cot, but other days, like today, no matter what I do, she is still yelling the place down and refuses to settle! She is a really light sleeper and has never once nursed to sleep yet. I don't know what to do anymore, have tried just putting her down in her cot because I thought maybe I was overstimulating her, but that just made her even more upset! I don't think she's overtired, because she's had good naps today, and I didn't wait too long after seeing her sleepy cues before starting the winding down process this evening. Could it be that she slept too much during the day? In total, she has had 4 hours of sleep during the day. Even some reassurance that some of you may have gone through this before, and it passes, would be really helpful to know. (Also, would be good to know when your LOs stopped doing this!) At this point in time, it feels like pre-sleeping time will always be traumatic for all of us, and not the peaceful wind down I'd like it to be.
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