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
Newborns generally eat, poop, and sleep around the clock in the early days, but what does a newborn's sleep schedule typically look like? This post shares sample newborn sleep schedules by week. You can peruse all the schedules by scrolling down or use the quick links below. You may also want to bookmark this page for future use or get more comprehensive sample schedules and schedule guidance in our e-book, Essential Keys to Your Newborn's Sleep. Quick Links: 1 Week Old Schedule2
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"
When you understand your newborn’s sleep patterns and habits, you can start to establish a little more structure in your daily life and build a little more confidence in your decisions and actions during the baby’s first days. While newborns can’t stay on a strict sleep or feeding schedule – mostly due to their many growth spurts in these early months – these sample newborn sleep and feeding schedules can guide you through these stages and make sure everyone is getting the sleep and nutrition