Well, I have to say that I am flabbergasted. I never expected it to go so well. Although Finn did not sleep through the night, he did spend the night in his crib and woke much less than I thought he would. I put him down at 8:00 and he went down without a fuss. He slept until 10:30 and woke up fussing, so I sat and nursed him and put him back down, and he slept until 1:30ish. I sat and nursed him again, put him down, and he slept until 5:15! At that point, I put him in bed with me :) I missed him! Anyway, he took his morning nap in his crib today with no problem, slept for an hour and a half and when I went to get him up, he was laying there smiling and blowing raspberries :D He also went down in his crib for his afternoon nap with no fuss, and he's still asleep now.
I have the head of his mattress elevated with a pillow (thanks for the suggestions!), and I have a vibrating device under his mattress that is noise-activated so that if he wakes and fusses, it starts the crib a-vibrating for 10-minute increments. He seems to find this soothing.
Also, I put him on the floor this morning and he rolled over onto his tummy and was pushing up on his arms, so I think he's feeling better. A little on the subdued side still, but getting back to his old self I think.
And just for the record, Lilah has also done very well in her new room and new bed, both at night and for naps. I really expected this whole thing to be much more of a struggle, which is why I wanted to do it over Spring Break, when we didn't have to worry about getting up super early, as I figured we were going to have a string of sleepless nights.
Let's see if this continues!
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