We, here at The Baby Sleep Site®, say it often...we wish we had a crystal ball and could tell you before you begin EXACTLY what sleep training will look like for your baby! But the experience is literally different for every family. So much of how sleep coaching plays out depends on your baby's temperament and on your parenting style (which we ask you to detail when you fill out a sleep history, if you purchase a Personalized Sleep Plan®.) Some adaptable babies calmly sail along with the flow
6 month old baby sleep
Your 4, 5, or 6 month old baby's sleep is undergoing some big changes during this stage: you're finally past the constant waking and eating of the newborn stage, and you can look forward to a more predictable daytime schedule as well. However, if you're still dealing with lots of night waking or with short naps, don't worry - these are very common problems at this stage. Your 4, 5, or 6 Month Old Baby's Sleep: An Overview By 4 months, your baby's sleep patterns are beginning to change
Attention, tired moms everywhere (and I know about 95% of you reading this article right now are tired moms!!) - we have a message for you. We know how overwhelmed and exhausted you are. We know that you love your little one so much it practically hurts, but that you are simply drowning in sleep problems. We know that you feel desperate and alone as you try to get your baby or toddler back to sleep at night. We know you sometimes wonder if you've done something wrong, or if you've "ruined"
If you're a parent in today's day and age, you've no doubt heard about The Wonder Weeks, written by a husband-and-wife team, outlining the 10 "wonder weeks" (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. Here is how the wonder weeks impact
6 months - the magical age! This tends to be the point at which parents decide that they are more than ready to sleep again, thankyouverymuch, and that it is high time they helped their babies get on a decent sleep schedule (and maybe even start sleeping through the night!) As always, The Baby Sleep Site® is here to help! This article tackles common 6 month old sleeping challenges, as well as 3 easy steps you can use to help your 6 month old baby establish a predictable, healthy sleep and
There is a lot of confusion about how many naps your 6 month old baby needs. The short answer is "It depends on the baby." This article will go into more detail about how many naps your 6 month old baby needs for her development. During a recent sleep consultation, I was contacted by a mom of a 6 month old who was only giving her baby two naps per day. When I asked her why, she said a competing website's product said that 6 month old babies don't need more than two naps and she was trying to