There is no shortage of baby products that are designed to help your baby sleep better. It's hard to know which ones to buy so, we are highlighting 12 amazing products we've come across over the years to help your baby sleep better. These are in no particular order. The SNOO Smart Sleeper Bassinet On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me...an automated rocking machine. The SNOO is an innovative product that takes safe baby sleep to an entirely new level. Not only does it
Your 2 or 3-month-old baby's sleep is a period of transition - your baby is still eating frequently and sleeping in short cycles. However, during this stretch, you will likely notice that your baby is increasingly alert, which can mean that some of the peaceful sleep you may have enjoyed during the first 8 weeks disappears. By contrast, some parents find that sleep tends to even out a bit around 3 months; some parents even start getting that elusive longer stretch of sleep at night around
Sleep training comes in all shapes and forms; there are so many different ways you can teach your baby healthy sleep habits! One of the most popular sleep training methods is The Ferber Method, also known as Ferberizing, which involves letting your baby cry at increasingly longer intervals until they are sleeping through the night and taking longer naps. Developed by Dr. Richard Ferber, the director of The Center for Pediatric Sleep Disorders, at Children's Hospital Boston, The Ferber
Some families resort to the Cry it Out Method, but how do you know if it's right for you and your baby? This is a topic that we get lots of questions about in our Sleep Helpdesk. Specifically, lots of parents ask us when they should/shouldn't try cry it out, and how cry it out is going to work with their babies' personalities and temperaments. Keep reading for 11 vital dos and don'ts of cry it out sleep training, as well as tips to help you decide whether or not cry it out will work with
This article outlines the average 3-month-old baby schedule, including milk feedings for breastfeeding and formula-feeding babies, solids, naps, and nighttime sleep. Skip to the schedules 3 Month Old Baby Sleep At 3 months old, your baby is past the newborn stage - quite a milestone! Your baby has been doing a lot of growing and developing in the last 12 weeks, so he, no doubt, looks and behaves quite differently now than he did when you first brought him home from the hospital.
Many parents want to know when it's safe for their newborn to begin sleeping through the night. And, if you're breastfeeding? You're probably wondering about the impact on your breastmilk supply. Some books will lead you to believe that newborns can be sleeping through the night from a very young age. In fact, some books are controversial about it such as The Newborn Sleep Book: A Simple, Proven Method For Training Your New Baby To Sleep Through The Night. The two authors allege that by
How is swaddling like a pacifier? (Sounds like the first question in an I.Q. test, doesn't it? ;) Don't worry - no I.Q. test today!) Seriously, though, that's a question worth asking. Even though swaddling your baby and offering your baby a pacifier are different activities, there are some similarities. Both swaddling and pacifiers are designed to comfort fussy babies, and help them to relax (and hopefully, to fall asleep!). Swaddling also helps when babies still have their Moro reflex
The exhausting 4 month sleep regression is when your baby wakes very frequently at night and/or takes short naps. Regressions at other ages, including 8 months, 11 months, 18 months, and 2 years old, are temporary. The 4-month sleep regression is a permanent change to how your baby sleeps. Learn more about this exhausting time period and how to manage it with this guide. If after you read this you need individual help, please consider contacting a baby sleep consultant. The 4 Month Sleep
Sleep training or helping your baby learn good sleep habits and how to sleep more independently can be the source of many questions. One of the most pressing questions is what sleep training method is right for your baby. This post will cover the 5 most common sleep training methods though there are many variations within each method that you can customize for your baby. One common misconception about sleep training babies (also called sleep coaching) is that there’s only one way to do it.