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We saw a sleep specialist at 9 months and were told that a child waking even 6 times a night for short periods (our daughter wakes once to eat and 5-6 times for anywhere from 30 seconds to 10 minutes and then self soothes back to sleep) is ok and normal and not alarming until after a year
So you all are probably ok - doesn't help much when you are exhausted though - I know!
(if its any help - we cut naps off at 5pm and put her to bed at 8pm and she started sleeping 100 times better - most nights this week she was up 3 times AT MOST and self soothed for 2 of them)
My first DD started SSTN at 6 weeks and that lasted until she was about 6 months (or maybe 9 months, can't remember) then she was up once a night. I would BF her, it was the quickest way to get her back to sleep, and she would go back to sleep the rest of the night. She started STTN again at like 12 months or something like that. She still is an awesome sleeper, still takes 3 hr naps!
My 2nd DD on the other hand teased me and has only STTN about 3 times so far. She's still getting up 1-3 times a night. When she does "wake up" she actually is still sleeping, she sleeps through the feeding and stays sleeping when I put her back in the crib. Was seriously contemplating the CIO on her soon. What worries me is that she is so tiny, she's only 15-4 at 8 months old (10%), still wears 3-6 month clothes. I worry about taking those feedings away from her when she's been eating anywhere from once to 3 times a night and is still so small. I know, I know, they say that they do just fine once they reach 12 lbs or something like that and they don't need to eat during the night, but she gets some of her best feedings at night! We struggle with reflux with her and it can sometimes be hard. But Mommy is tired!