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    My 2yo wakes up at 2am
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    JordynsMomma posted:
    My 2 year old has been waking up at 2am for a while now and I cant get her to go back to sleep in her bed. She has been in a toddler bed for over a year since she started climbing out of her crib before her 1st birthday. Every night at 2 she wakes up and screams and cries for me (mommy) over and over. Ive tried to let her cry herself back to sleep (the tough love method) and that doesnt work (and makes me feel bad) the only solution that i have found that works is bringing her to my bed. is there a reason she would be doing this? she was never really a good sleeper in her crib. she goes to bed easy around 9pm after a bath but likes to be cuddled. anything will help!! please i need some suggestions!!
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    jlynnpaine responded:
    Can you just go in and rub her back for a few minutes to soothe her and then go back out? Does it seem like she's really awake or could they be night terrors?
    Jodi (27) DH (24) Shaelynn (2)
     
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    JordynsMomma replied to jlynnpaine's response:
    most of the time she is wide awake sitting on her bed screaming for "mommy". i have tried rubbing her back and such, but 5 min after i leave her room she starts screaming again ...
     
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    jlynnpaine replied to JordynsMomma's response:
    Have you tried waiting it out to see how long she cries for? My DD used to cry when I'd leave the room but if I gave her a few minutes, she'd settle down and go back to sleep.
    Jodi (27) DH (24) Shaelynn (2)
     
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    tink0509 responded:
    have you tried to play her music? my daughter use to wake up in the middle of the night crying and when given her cup she didnt go back to sleep so i turned on a music box and she went right back to sleep. now when ever she wakes up i just give her a cup and she goes back to sleep. she still sleeps in my room but in her own bed.


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