It is difficult to know just why your baby son has suddenly started waking up like this, but the answer is not to take him into your bed. It is possible that he is having night terrors which is quite a common problem at this age.You should go to him and comfort him and then immediately leave him and go back to bed. If he strartss crying and performing go back to him comfort him for a few minutes and then leave him. Each time add a minute in time before going back to him when he starts crying. Eventually after you have gone through one or possibly even two nights he will get the message that he does not end up in your bed if he cries at night and will hopefully stop his nightime performance.
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