According to Dusty it doesn’t do much good, but I haven’t been doing anything more practical about Loudboy’s sleep for a good while. He’s still co-sleeping, still being bfed to sleep and he naps when he’s tired rather than to a set routine. Guess what? Things are starting, very slowly, to get a little better. He’s been sleeping for 3-4 hours at a time for the last few nights and we’re down to 2 or 3 wakings from 5 or 6 (not counting the ones before we go to bed, because they just don’t count, OK?). And he’s napping for an hour or two at a time, having finally settled to one nap a day.
It may be a blip and will doubtless regress when he has his next set of immunisations, but for the time being we’re enjoying it.