As young parents, you probably have many questions. Some of the most common questions are those regarding infant sleep problems. It can be due to you worrying about your infant's well-being or because you have trouble getting enough sleep at night. No matter what the reason is, you need to understand that babies sleep much differently than adults. And many of the things that drive us crazy are actually part of normal behavior during a baby’s development. Generally, most infants don’t sleep
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The moment your newborn arrives to your home is a moment of pure bliss. The whole family is overwhelmed with joy. They cannot wait to hold and caress the baby for a while. But all this only lasts for a little while. When the night falls, you are on you own. As months and months go by, you realize that your baby just won’t sleep through the night. You are gradually becoming a desperate, sleep-deprived parent without the energy to cope with daily challenges. Do not wait until you collapse. Learn
Sleep training baby is not something parents seek out to do, but if your baby won't sleep or your baby fights sleep, then sleep training may solve your baby sleep problems. Learn the ins and outs of sleep training with this ultimate guide. What is sleep training? The term "sleep training" used to be associated with cry it out, but I would like to think that is an old definition, now. Most new parents these days understand there are a lot of different ways you can sleep train your baby
We have written many articles about sleep training from why night-weaning may be failing, the best age to start sleep training to what's the best weekday to start sleep training. We have also answered questions like whether to use cry it out for naps, what types of sleep training methods exist, and whether you should stop sleep training during separation anxiety. We obviously get a lot of questions about sleep training in our Helpdesk and we thought it would be a good idea to write up a
It's no secret that we at The Baby Sleep Site are dedicated to helping parents help their children to gently fall asleep independently, and take long restorative naps. If your little one is waking up in the night or mid-way through their nap, chances are they need to let go of sleep associations or adjust their schedules to combat over-tiredness. Learning to sleep independently and having an ideal sleep schedule are two of the most important factors to helping your child get the sleep they need.
When I knew I was going to become a mom for the first time, knowing I would be away from most of my family, I devoured all the books I could find on pregnancy, birth, the newborn stage and beyond. It helped me feel more prepared overall, but everyone kept reassuring me that everything would be just fine...that my baby and I would settle into a rhythm - naturally. But not everything did come naturally. We needed help with feeding and tackling reflux, but, most notably, we needed help with sleep!
Whether you decided to “dive right in” and begin sleep training after a particularly exhausting night or you spent weeks planning your approach to sleep training, sometimes sleep training just.doesn’t.work! What in the world is wrong!? We’ve worked with tens of thousands of families from around the globe and through this experience we’ve discovered: The Top 5 Reasons Sleep Training Might Not Be Working Without further ado, here they are: 1. You’re missing your baby’s Goldilock’s
The content below was partially reblogged from Aurora's personal blog, Dispatches from the Castle. Readers, meet Aurora! She's a lovely mama and blogger who shares her thoughts over at Dispatches From The Castle. She was also, up until a few months ago, very sleep-deprived! Aurora was struggling to get her darling daughter sleeping soundly at night. After scouring all the sleep coaching literature she could find and coming up short, she turned to The Baby Sleep Site® for help --
FOMO. Is that acronym new to you? Up until about a year ago, it was new to me, too. I'd never heard of FOMO (or Fear Of Missing Out) until a friend told me that she was afflicted with it. She was constantly on social media, checking in with her friends and catching up on the latest news. But here's something interesting - did you know your baby can have FOMO, too? It's true; some babies just can't seem to settle in and fall asleep, for fear that they'll miss out on all the action! Now,