Hi guys. This is a XP from 0-3. We are struggling with what I think is normal- a little worse than normal sleep issues for a four week old baby. DS will only sleep for 10 minutes to an hour in his cradle or crib. The first couple of weeks, we held him in shifts because he wouldnt sleep at all when layed down, then we progressed to DH holding him for a stretch (10-1) so I could sleep and during this phase he got better sleep; flowing the long stretch with DH he would sometimes sleep in the cradle for two hours. DH got sick and stopped doing that and now is unwilling to start again. Now, DS won't lay down for any period of time and I am going crazy .
DH said enough is enough and we taught DS That it is possible to be held all of the time. He wants to "make" him sleep in his crib by staying in his room and sleeping in the rocking chair, then if he fusses comfort him, pat him, sing to him, in the crib. He wants to make sure all needs are met and then not take him out of his crib for three hours from his last feed when it is time to eat again. I feel awful about this. I mean, it's not exactly CIO but I'm not sure it's ok for a four week old. DH is a SAH dad and an awesome one at that. He is patient and loving with our children. He has told me that he is feeling like I am ignoring his wishes on this issue and completely disregarding him. I am thinking I need to let him try this but feel panicked about how it will affect DS. Thoughts?