You may be so excited when your baby starts sleeping through the night, and then very confused and frustrated when that suddenly stops. This is called sleep regression, and some babies to through it at various times of their development. Continue reading to learn more about what a sleep regression is, and what you can do about it to help you and your baby get better sleep.
Are you looking for a way to get better sleep for both you and your infant? Maybe, you've heard of the Ferber method, but are unsure of how to implement it into the lives of your family.
You may also have heard some controversial opinions about the Ferber method, so may be apprehensive about deploying it in your house hold.
So, the first thing to establish is what the Ferber method is. It is a popular sleep-training technique that teaches babies to self-sooth and fall asleep independently. It was developed by Dr. Richard Ferber who is a pediatrician and the director of the Center for Pediatric Sleep Disorders at the Children's Hospital in Boston. In 1985, he wrote Solve Your Child's Sleep Problems that was updated in 2006. This book contained a detailed method for allowing babies to cry for a certain amount of time before comforting them.
Continue reading to learn more about how this method works, and if it's the best method for your baby.
Babies go through more growing and learning than any other age, and at a faster rate. Therefore, they need adequate amounts of sleep throughout this stage in order to ensure they are learning and growing as fast as they should. There are many milestones that babies should hit in their first year, and getting good sleep can help ensure they stay on track.
it can take some time for both parents and kids to get into a good sleep routine and learn how to ensure that babies are getting the adequate amount of sleep they need. Continue reading to find out more about babies' sleep and how to improve your child's sleep.
As a new parent, you may be desperate to know when your baby will sleep through the night. It can be challenging in those first few weeks when your baby is getting adjusted to being outside of the womb and your household is getting adjusted to having a newborn.
It can also be really frustrating to be sleep deprived and feel like, no matter what, your baby just won't go to sleep. In fact, it can even be dangerous to be very tired and have a child that won't sleep, increasing the risk for abuse and accidents.
Continue reading to learn more about why your baby may be crying, and how you can expect them to better regulate themselves over the next few months.