Posted Jul.18th, 2022, viewed 77 times
Exactly what is buzzworthy about Sleep Consultancies in the here and now?
Say some comforting, predictable words to your baby before leaving the room, like "Goodnight, I love you," with a stroke on the cheek and a kiss on the head. Try an abbreviated bedtime routine before each nap (some quiet music, a massage or some storytelling) and be patient — it may simply take her longer to settle into a routine, but she’ll get there. It’s very normal for your newborn baby’s sleeping routine to change from day to day, meaning adaptability and patience with your newborn’s developing body and mind is crucial for dealing with sleep deprivation. Some babies learn how to fall back asleep on their own, while others may need some nudging with the help of sleep training. This could happen at any age past 4 months. There are many different sleep training methods, but parents should refrain from picking baby up to soothe them and then putting them back to bed. It is perfectly normal for babies—especially breastfed babies—to wake and feed at night throughout at least the first year. Bedsharing when breastfeeding is a traditional way of caring for a baby at night—breastfeeding at night can be a whole lot easier when you take your baby into bed with you and feed lying down. I used to believe that there was no such thing as a kid who sleeps too much. In fact I always wanted to be the parent of one of these kids. But I’ve come to learn that some kids who sleep more than expected often have some underlying medical issue that leaves them unusually tired.
Babies and young children need a lot of sleep. They will need daytime naps. Get into a routine with these as much as you can. Use rumbly white noise for all sleep. Consider starting the sound before the bedtime routine (to get her in the mood to sleep). You might even use white noise during meals, if your baby is so distracted that she just nibbles during the day and doesn’t eat enough to keep her satisfied at night. Given how young your baby is, we want their sleep space to resemble the womb as much as possible. A sleep friendly space will help your baby sleep longer and deeper, which benefits both baby and mom. During middle-of-the-night care, be calm and gentle but avoid conversation and eye contact. Nighttime feedings are unavoidable when babies are young. But there are things you can do to make these sessions less disruptive: Be gentle. Be reassuring. And be boring. Very boring. Whether its something specific like 4 month sleep regression
or really anything baby sleep related, a baby sleep consultant can guide you to find a sleep solution as individual as your baby is.
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