Cry it Out

Let me just get to the point, you should never let your baby cry it out! Watching or hearing your baby cry and you do nothing, that’s crazy!!! Ok now I have that off my chest so we can go into detail into this topic. Crying it out also known as  Ferberizing, named after Dr. Richard Ferber is a method used to “help” a baby fall asleep. He introduced this method in his book back in 1985. Basically you put your baby down into their crib and let them cry their little heads off until they eventually fall asleep. He says to check on the baby but only at intervals, something he calls “progressive waiting”. Wait let me get this straight, you want me to let my baby cry for 5, 10, 15 minutes and do nothing??? Not my idea of helping my baby go to sleep. Sure my baby will … Continue reading