Whether you were co-sleeping or bed-sharing or your baby was in a bassinet or Arms Reach Co-sleeper type of sleep space, you may now be wondering how to get baby to sleep in a crib. Let's break it down: Sleep on the crib sheets so your scent is transferred. Spend awake time and playtime in the crib. Create a consistent bedtime routine that you can follow. Start with just one sleep period. Put your baby down awake in the crib. Soothe your baby crib-side until he or she falls
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Imagine when you put your baby to sleep, your baby doesn't cry. Your baby happily plays in his or her crib, looks at the mobile, or babbles, but isn't sleeping. Or, your toddler happily chats in his bed for an hour every night before going to sleep. You're lucky, right? This is the ideal baby sleep situation and you have nothing to worry about, right? Wrong. Turns out that downtime in your baby's crib - time in which she plays and entertains herself - might actually be detrimental to sleep.
Imagine putting your baby to sleep in her crib. Your baby doesn't cry. She happily plays in her crib, looks at the mobile, or babbles, but isn't sleeping. Or, your toddler happily chats in his bed for an hour every night before going to sleep. You're lucky, right? This is the ideal baby sleep situation and you have nothing to worry about, right? Wrong. This article will explain how TOO much downtime in the crib can be bad for your baby's sleep. A while ago, I received an e-mail that went
If your baby wakes up as soon as you put them down or wakes frequently at night, you've landed in the right place! Having a baby who won't sleep is exhausting and we're here to help. This post will teach you how to put your baby to sleep based on my experience of over 10 years as a sleep consultant. Quite simply, here's how to put your baby to sleep, and then I'll go over each in more detail: Set an early bedtime and age-appropriate sleep schedule. Use a sleep routine both at the
When you were pregnant, you probably took great care in designing your baby's nursery and carefully selected the best items for your baby registry. One of the most important things in the nursery is your baby's crib. After all, she will sleep in her crib for 2 to 4 years, right? Unfortunately, for some of us, sleeping in the crib is just a nice dream. After you had your baby, you might have purposely decided to keep baby in your room in a co-sleeper bassinet and imagined transitioning her to