Sunday, December 13, 2009

Glorious sleep

It's been a long time since I can remember a full night of sleep. Ironically we were just discussing this last night. Adam snuggled in between us and fell asleep while we watched some tv. We discussed how to best move him and maybe keep him asleep for some length of time. It seems to me, if we put him down to sleep alone and at the same time as Ryan, he wakes up within an hour of us going to bed and can not be soothed unless he is brought back to our bed and this will continue all night.
Brad said to me last night "here is a crazy idea, what if we swaddle him again? We'd have to keep his arms out but swaddle the rest of him up tight. Do we have a blanket big enough?"
It sounded crazy enough to work and was definately worth a try. I found a blanket, swaddled him arms out, and layed him down and then covered him with his usual blankie and gave him his baby.
We did hear a cry at some point as he tried to get himself unswaddled but it didn't last long. I was shocked when I woke up at 7:15am with no Adam in my bed.
I guess even a 19 mo old likes to be swaddled!

1 comment:

Amanda said...

What a great idea. Hopefully it continues to work!