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
what is sleep training
Sleep training, or helping your baby learn good sleep habits and how to sleep more independently, can be the source of many questions. One of the most pressing questions is what sleep training method is right for your baby. This post will cover the 5 most common sleep training methods though there are many variations within each method that you can customize for your baby. One common misconception about sleep training babies (also called sleep coaching) is that there’s only one way to do it.
When is the best time to sleep train your baby? As parents, we always want sleep training to go as well as possible, right from the start. That's why we: Tailor our sleep training methods to fit our babies' ages We carefully select methods that fit our parenting styles and our babies' temperaments We don't sleep train during big transitions (like moving) or illnesses and... We prepare for sleep coaching before we start. One of the ways to ensure that sleep coaching goes as