5 Ways To Get A Baby To Sleep

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How to get a baby to sleep is probably hardest to address when you are sleep deprived as well. Even at this point, each infant has its own preferences. And they may not be able to verbalize them, but you get their point at 3 a.m. when they are crying and still not asleep. Here are 5 ways to get back on track fast and help your baby and you sleep better. Stick to a Routine-Establish eating and nap times and hold to them long enough to determine if they are producing a baby who is happy when awake, and falls asleep without much fuss. If your baby seems to be having problems either when awake or when trying to fall asleep, offer meals or bottles at intervals that are closer together. The unhappiness may stem from being hungry, and since their…show more content…
There are also early childhood programs that you can expose your child to including Kindermusik and Musicgarten classes which accept infants as young as 5 months old. Having your baby interact with other children their age is also a way to satisfy their social needs (yes even at this young age), and get them into a pattern of play and sleep. Feed and Change Before Bed Time-An empty stomach or a wet diaper before bedtime or anytime often contributes to fretting and crying. Making sure they are well fed and dry will work wonders towards helping them be able to sleep better and for longer periods of time. Keep Scheduled Wellness Appointments-Not being able to sleep on regular basis can sometimes be an indication of a health problem that is not able to be easily recognized by you. Making sure your pediatrician keeps a check on possible ear infections, allergy, asthma or other conditions that might be keeping your baby awake will make it much easier to formulate a plan for play and sleep that
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