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What time does your 11 month old go to bed?
And do you have a routine or just go with the flow?

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#1 LemonPie

Posted 20 January 2013 - 08:59 PM

Hi there

As my title says: What time does your 11 month old go to bed and do they have a routine - or do you just go with the flow?


#2 crayons

Posted 20 January 2013 - 09:07 PM

90% of the time he is in bed at 7 - 7.30. It's pretty set when we are at home because DS1 also goes to bed at this time and I need to rest original.gif

#3 Feral Joules

Posted 20 January 2013 - 09:08 PM

I tend to go with the flow, what works like magic one night is completely counter productive the next (can you tell we had a rough night tonight? 😉)    

Dinner and bath happen at roughly the same time every night and I try to have him asleep at 8 or shortly after, if he falls asleep before 8 he wakes up after an hour ready to party!

8 frequently becomes 9 or 9:30 depending on how hard he fights sleep. Fortunately he will sleep later if he has a late night.

#4 GoodGollyMolly

Posted 20 January 2013 - 09:13 PM

Around 7pm. DS doesn't really have a set routine for any other part of the day but the one thing I try to keep constant is bedtime. Unless we're out somewhere, he's pretty shattered by 7 and ready for bed then anyway.

#5 LemonPie

Posted 20 January 2013 - 09:15 PM

Thanks sparklyredfish and Buffygirl.

So glad to hear I'm not the only one! Bath and dinner tend to happen around the same time every night (weekends a bit more easy going). If I try to put her down around 7-7:30pm as suggested by Tressillian it is a real fight. When she was younger no problem.

Now because she is on the go so much (I think) it's easier to go with the flow.  Usually it is around 9 - 9:30pm the latest

Edited by LemonPie, 20 January 2013 - 09:16 PM.

#6 FeRaL n ScReWeD

Posted 20 January 2013 - 11:09 PM

My daughter used to go down at 7:30 but ever since
She started teething a few months ago she has been out of wack! Now we try have her in bed at 7:30 but it normally drags out until 8:30 - 9. How many hours of sleep would your 11 month old get a day? My daughter has around 14hrs, is this too much?

#7 IShallWearMidnight

Posted 20 January 2013 - 11:54 PM

we go with the flow, but usually 8-9, and up at 8-9

#8 Ice Queen

Posted 21 January 2013 - 11:35 AM

My DS is 13mo but he has had the same routine for ages now.

He goes to bed very strictly between 7 and 730pm.  So yes we have a pretty firm routine BUT he couldnt stay up past that time even if we wanted him to.  He totally hits a wall and starts crying and whinging on cue at about 715pm.  

So yes, strict routine but it isnt like I 'insist' upon it against his will.  He is very much ready for bed then and sleeps until about 645-7am.

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