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My 20 month old is fighting having a sleep in the afternoon

My 20 month old is fighting having a sleep in the afternoon. Up until now he would sleep from 12:30-2:30. Without a sleep he is just crazy!! I am worried to just let him cry until he settles because he is climbing out of the cot. Any ideas?

Maree...
Answer: Hi, An overtired baby is harder to settle. Perhaps some allocated quiet time in a darkened room with a low key video would be better than making a battle out of the nap. If he doesn`t sleep make sure you have an early dinner ready then bath and early to bed on those days. Cheers, Maree
Answered: 15 Jun 2009