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, or teaching your baby healthy sleep habits, can be confusing and frustrating. One of the most popular sleep training methods is The Ferber Method, also known as Ferberizing or graduated extinction. This method involves letting your baby cry at increasingly longer intervals until they are sleeping through the night and taking longer naps. Here's everything you need to know about this sleep training method. What is The Ferber Method? The Ferber Method was developed by Dr.
Click on Image to Englarge We get nap questions really frequently from our clients - particularly these three questions: How many naps does my baby need? How long should my baby's naps be? How much sleep should my baby get during the day so they sleep at night? Well, we're answering all of them in today's article. How many naps your baby takes will depend on their age and unique development. All babies develop at their own unique rates. How long your baby's naps are
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
Baby teething can be a tough issue for parents to deal with. While some babies and toddlers seem to just sail through the teething process with minimal pain and fuss, other babies spend days in discomfort and pain. And, of course, discomfort and pain usually translate to NO SLEEP FOR ANYONE. Learning about baby teething symptoms and when teething starts can help a lot! As if sleep regressions, growth spurts, sleep associations, changing nap schedules, and feeding struggles aren't enough - a
3 month old babies need 11-12 hours of sleep at night and 3 to 4 hours of sleep during the day. Therefore, 3-month-old babies sleep a total of 14 to 16 hours of sleep a day, on average. With over 10 years of experience, we provide you with sample 3-month-old baby sleep schedules, including milk feedings for breastfeeding and formula-feeding babies, solids, naps, and nighttime sleep. 3 Month Old Sleep and Development At 3 months old, your baby is past the newborn stage - quite a milestone!
If you're a parent, you've no doubt heard about The Wonder Weeks, written by Xaviera Plooij, Frans X. Plooij PhD, and Hetty van de Rijt PhD. The book outlines the 10 "wonder weeks" during infant development (which often cause sleep regressions), that all babies go through in the first 20 months of life. The book outlines when and why each "wonder week" happens; it also offers parents insights into how to help their babies navigate each wonder week, and turn it into a leap forward for baby. But,
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