Hello all, After spending 2 nights researching the web and reading past posts, I've plucked up the courage and asking for advice. My DD is 8 months old. She's the light of my life and a happy healthy baby. But she wakes often in the night. She was a good sleeper, in her own room, but we've had this problem since she was 5 months. She wakes about 6am but I put her dummy in, stroke her cheek and encourage her to sleep again till about 8.30am. We put her in our bed, play and watch TV till about 9.30. I give her a bottle, which she'll finish. She is awake but I put her dummy in, cuddle and she falls asleep on me. I wait 10 mins and place her in her cot. She sleeps for about an hour. Again, we move onto breakfast at about 11, then play, and our daily goings on. Lunch about 2pm. Nap at about 3pm for about 20-30 mins. Milk bottle at 4.30pm and a short nap about 5 - 5.30pm.Dummy, and falls asleep on me, then cot. Dinner before 6.30pm. Bath at 7.45. All calm and relaxed. Last milk at 8.30pm, again she falls alseep on me, and I put her in her cot, after 10 mins. Asleep. She will stay asleep till about 11.30pm. She cries, moans, I'll give her her dummy and stroke her and she goes back to sleep. On a good night- she stirs, cries, moans maybe at 1am- 3am- 4.30am.... On a bad night- she will cry and moan, and will not settle after dummy and stroke- proceed to cry louder then scream...Wide awake and I'll put her in our bed. She will continue to scream and refuse even the dummy. Eventually she will sleep and at some point I carry her back into her cot. I'm really asking for advice, from your experiences. I'm contemplating controlled crying but honestly, I'm not sure if thats for me. Should I change anything in our routine. Shall I start CC or similar during the day first? Is this normal?? Any help will be gratefully received. Sorry for the long post.