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Hi. My son is about to turn 3, has GDD, possible ASD, SPD and rarely sleep through the night. I have no problems getting him to sleep, though he won't fall asleep until around 8.30-9pm then will wake up at any time between 11pm & 5am - usually just once, but he will be awake for about 2 hours. Then he's up & ready for the day by 7am. The lack of sleep is having a massive impact on me & my ability to work. We have a routine of bath, book & bed in the evenings, which is fine. There seems to be no obvious pattern to when he wakes in the night, but whatever time he wakes, he is ok on his own for a bit then will cry for me - he is unable to entertain himself really. Not for long anyway. The more he cries, or the more he calls out for me and I don't go into his room, he will stick his fingers down his throat & make himself sick! Which I have allowed him to do a number of times. Does anyone have any advice on anything i could try when he wakes up to encourage him to sleep through? Or at least not call out for me.
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