Your baby won't sleep wearing a Doc Band? Certified sleep consultants recommend these sleep tips to help your baby get comfortable and get sleep in their Doc Band or helmet!
While it is common for breastfed babies to wake more (than bottle-fed babies) overnight in early infancy, as their natural sleep rhythms develop their total sleep time should begin to stabilize and become comparable to non-breastfed babies. However, that is not always the case! During those early months little ones can develop an association between eating and falling asleep. They believe that in order to fall asleep, they must be nursing!
Tired, nursing mamas are often asking me, “how can I get my breastfed baby to sleep longer at night?” The answer? Break your child’s associate between eating and falling asleep.
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Your baby just turned six months old and you’ve noticed some drastic changes. Suddenly they require more attention, cry more, and are eating less. You’re probably also witnessing mood swings – one minute your baby is protesting everything and the next minute they’re coo’ing at their stuffed animals. Their sleep has also probably hit a bit of a hiccup too! What gives? Leave five, leap five is what gives and it can impact sleep.
Learn how to prevent bad sleep habits from forming during this developmental leap.
The four month sleep regression is less of a disruption in your child’s sleep and more of a development! At four month’s your baby has developed the natural sleep rhythms and hormones to drive regulated sleep. When you are aware of these develops and adjust accordingly you can avoid the dreaded 4 month sleep “regression.”