When you work on helping your baby sleep better, sometimes it's hard to know whether you can get even more sleep from him. Sometimes it might feel you are being greedy wanting more sleep - when you've already come so far. Or, sometimes when you work on naps, night sleep goes out the window or vice versa. This article will talk about whether napping or night sleep is more important and general guidelines to know whether you have a good balance of night sleep and naps. Do babies need naps
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The 8-9-10 month sleep regression can be a very frustrating and exhausting period of time when your baby starts to have trouble falling asleep, wakes up at night, and takes shorter naps. It starts around 8 months old and lasts 3 to 6 weeks so it is known as the "8-month sleep regression", "9-month sleep regression", and/or the "10-month sleep regression". In this article, you will learn all about this sleep regression and 10 tips for surviving based on our experience of over 10 years working
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
Why does baby wake up crying? Obviously, a baby wakes up crying to eat, because they are wet or dirty, or to have their sleep association recreated (such as replacing a pacifier). But, what does it mean when your baby wakes up crying from a nap, or in the morning when they are "done" sleeping? Baby Crying Between Sleep Cycles Unfortunately, there doesn't seem to be a definitive reason as to why a baby wakes up crying. However, it is normal for them to cry between sleep cycles.