Sleep training your 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. Spending hours to put babies to sleep can be frustrating and exhausting! Learn the ins and outs of sleep training with this ultimate guide based on my experience of over 10 years being a sleep consultant. What is Sleep Training? The term "sleep training" used to be associated with the cry it out method, but
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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
If your baby is up all night and is napping inconsistently, you might be starting to wonder if there’s any way to fix these sleep problems. Well, good news- there is! You can help your baby sleep through the night and take longer naps by sleep training (also known as sleep coaching). But what is sleep training? When (and, more importantly, HOW) should you do it? We have answers! Baby Sleep Training: What, When, How? Sleep training is the process of teaching your baby how to fall asleep
In speaking with clients, I tend to see two types of parents. One type tends to have a mindset something like "Sleep has been bad this long, what's another month or two?" and they are fine with a slower process and expect it to take awhile before their baby sleeps better. The other type is more like "I'm at the end of my rope. I can't take this anymore. Please help me TODAY!" Of course, there are parents in between, but this article is for those parents "at the end of their ropes (or tethers)"
New to Sleep Training Bootcamp? Check out our overview page to find out what Sleep Training Boot Camp is all about, and to catch up on past Boot Camp articles. BOOT CAMP, PART SIX: Handling Sleep Setbacks Boot Campers, you have come SO FAR! Can you believe we're already at part six of our seven-part series?! For those of you who have been sticking with us this month, and doing the hard work of sleep training - keep it up! You're almost there! And don't forget,