Many parents dream of their baby’s first holiday season. The tiny plaid outfits, a new stocking on the mantle, and establishing new traditions have new parents eager for the holiday season to arrive. But, as the crisp Autumn days come to a close and the holidays draw nearer, reality hits – we have to travel with our baby! The very idea of uprooting your carefully crafted routine for holiday travel fills many new parents with a sense of dread. These diligent moms and dads have spent the last few months perfecting a sleep routine for their baby and are rightfully worried that all that hard work will be ruined when they go to visit family for the holidays.
However, seeing Grandma and Grandpa at Christmas doesn’t have to spell disaster for your baby’s sleep routine. It is possible to have a perfectly enjoyable trip with a well-rested baby in tow. You just need to be patient and flexible with … Continue reading
Maybe you’ve heard of a fantasyland where babies quietly drift off into a peaceful slumber. A magical place where infants fall asleep without fuss and parents enjoy hours of restful sleep. Sound like a pipedream? Well, fret not as infant sleep training may be just the key for a good night’s sleep.
Before we get started, remember that every baby is different. This includes how babies fall asleep. What works for one family at bedtime may not work for another. But, there are few steadfast tips which often help in developing positive sleeping habits, regardless of your baby’s current sleep patterns.
What is Infant Sleep Training?
In general, infant sleep training is the process of teaching good sleep habits and putting your baby to sleep without very little to no fuss. Ultimately the goal is for your little one to sleep through the night.
Today we’ll review a few of our beginner’s tips to infant sleep training.
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When should I start sleep training? Teaching your baby good sleep habits should be done from a very early age. “By three months, sleep habits are fairly set,” says Dr. Jodi Mindell, a pediatric sleep specialist. So it’s crucial to start baby sleep training before this age. To clarify, my definition of “sleep training” is simply the process of helping your baby get to sleep, and stay asleep by teaching good sleep habits. Sleep training should not be confused and used synonymously with the “cry it out” technique. CIO is a sleep training technique but there are many others. One one One Help Available View Sleep Training Packages and Options
There are some parts of baby sleep training that you can do very early on, and others that should wait. The first part of sleep training which is a bedtime routine, can be done within the first few weeks. Starting a bedtime routine, is a great start and also … Continue reading