Q:

my baby has developed a bad habit of suckling for going to slp.. its annoying
. after being so tired tru out d day . i dont wana introduce pacifier.. wat els can b done??



Foram Shah

try to make ur baby wear mittens.. if not dat then apply neem paste that will might help u. and keep removing the finger how much ever times the baby put.

Raveena Vardhan

she doesnt put her fingers in her mouth.. she needs to suck my nipples for long to slp

Foram Shah

oh. even my daughter used to do dat. she would suck till she sleeps. and dats fine

manvi bhandari

even my daughter used to do that. without it she wont go to sleep.. i think its normal.

Raveena Vardhan

tq... but after a tired day.. uff.. hw long wil it go on??

manvi bhandari

haha.. yup sometimes its being frustrated in night after getting so tired and baby keeps on sucking. dnt know how long it vl be there. but u can try to make her sleep by singing some lohris or play some lohri song on youtube.. try if she sleeps with that. I have tried and tested things. but still ultimately shhe vl take my feed only. no other things worked for me .. lol

Sheeba Vijesh

my 8 month old is like that too.. but i don't mind... you can try that someone else puts baby to sleep, if someone else can do it... because if you try to do it, baby will be fussy... or every time baby sleeps while suckling, play or sing the same song every time... now baby associates feeding with sleeping, so you can try to make baby associate a song with sleeping... can try, no guarantee ..😊😛

manvi bhandari

i tried all this. but doesnt works for my baby

Sheeba Vijesh

manvi bhandari 😆..... hey raveena, you may have to put up with it for quite sometime... but baby is finding your breast to be a point if comfort.. just think, in what condition do we fall asleep? when we are in a really comfortable place na, can we sleep comfortably when we are at a strange place and feeling afraid that someone will attack us anytime? Similarly, for baby, the mother's arms and breasts are the most comforting place he/she can have, in a world which is full of strange noises, people, and objects... So let the baby do that, let him be comfortable... Our mother too must have been tired when we were like this... Now its our turn.. Take care dear...

Raveena Vardhan

hmmm.. ya sheeba.. thanx alot al f yual

ruqaiya khan

dear raveena, i want to know how old is ur baby . plus if baby needs to suck he or she can use thumb .there is a way out of this u need to try n work .

ruqaiya khan

ok he might still need night nursing till 5 or 6 month breastfeed baby. try to practice a gap between feds n naps .try the cycle of feeding then play and then sleep.try during the day .baby is still young enuf to leave this habit . try to let him cry for 4 min see he will take his thumb they usually do this. that way u can break thr habit of sucking on breast

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