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How can I get my toddler to start sleeping on her own instead of in our bed? She's 18m old now.

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Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Put in own bed!

Why should your toddler sleep in his own bed when you teach him that your bed is the only safe place to sleep.
He can only learn by being put in the position. (put him in his bed). Don't think he won't cry cause he will. But if you give in you will teach him crying will get what you want. Teach him the comfort. Spend some play time there, read there, listen to music there. Make his bed the best!

In brief: Put in own bed!

Why should your toddler sleep in his own bed when you teach him that your bed is the only safe place to sleep.
He can only learn by being put in the position. (put him in his bed). Don't think he won't cry cause he will. But if you give in you will teach him crying will get what you want. Teach him the comfort. Spend some play time there, read there, listen to music there. Make his bed the best!
Dr. Barry Bergman
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