How can I get my baby to fall asleep earlier?

How can I make my baby fall asleep early in the evening? He is breastfed, goes to daycare 8:30-4, and stays and naps throughout lunch there for like an hour. he falls asleep around 11 pm and wakes up 7-8 am! I need my rest too, so I need some advice please

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Am I missing something? Sleeps from 11pm to 7 or 8am?

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That’s amazing sleep honestly. Any more and you’d not be doing your job as a mother. Unfortunately you don’t get to sleep in all the time. His sleeping is actually perfect for him. Be lucky because my kids don’t fall asleep until almost 2am most days right now, and they wake up at like 6-7 every morning. Yes it’s sucks but you’re a mother now.

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Heck mine woke up every 2 hours

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Huh? That’s like 7-8 straight hours. Lol. That sounds fantastic with a baby

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All I can say sweetie you are blessed

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If he’s only napping at lunch and doesn’t sleep again until around 11 pm that is a long time without rest. How old is he? I would slowly start trying to push bed time by like 15 minute increments. Don’t wait for him to fall asleep, try rocking him or walking him around.

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That’s a really good schedule… If you’re looking to get them to go to sleep earlier be ready to wake up earlier. My kids went from 11-8ish sometimes later depending on if they got up during the night, to 9-6/7. You will always sacrifice as a mother. Just have to adjust to it.

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It’s because of nap at day care . My kids went through this . Once naps are cut out they will fall asleep by 8 with no issues . But my youngest does have ADHD so if I don’t give her melatonin at night she will stay up til 2 in the morning

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Whats the issue? That’s awesome lol

If you put him to bed earlier, its highly likely he will also wake up earlier or in the middle of the night. If he sleeps 8 to 9 hours, how much more sleep do you need?

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Who has a baby and even thinks they will ever be rested as much as they should be lol. Mines in bed by 7 and up at 6, sometimes 5:30.

Sooo you’re getting like 7 hours a sleep? What’s the issue here?

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Try giving formula. Breast milk is lighter. So add some formula in which is heavier on the stomach

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Mine wakes every 3 hours lol so idk why you are complaining.

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Mine crash between 7&8 up at 11 2 4 6 and they’re a year old and not breast fed

Warm lavender bath pjs and breast along with binky and sitting in my arms and out between 6_7 PM back back up at 10-2am breast feeding in my bed and sleeping till after 7am

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He probably gets enough sleep!! They can’t sleep all the time!!

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Your baby isn’t getting enough sleep! One hour during the day and 8-9 hours at night isn’t ideal at all… although if I knew your babies age I could help more specifically.

My 2 year old is in bed from 7pm-6am and naps from 12:30-3:30. Not all kids sleep as much as he does… but I could help you out if you wanna PM me! My oldest was a terrible sleeper and my youngest a great sleeper. It IS possible to help them sleep better, I promise!

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Depends on the babies age. If in the first 18 months or so i would say try to have daycare set a strict nap schedule. Likely his nap is later or longer than you think. Wake up the same time every morning. You pick when and in incriments work on putting him down sooner every night. To set the stage do a good routine, even something simple to let em know its time for sleep. I cut off house lights, turn down tv, jammies, nite nite gummies (vitamins) and eventually he caught on (2yr now) that all of that meant time go to the bed. Kids work well with routines.