Baby Bed Time – Stages and different sleep issues with their solution
Good sleep is important for everyone and it is even more crucial for kids. Sleep helps in their overall growth and cognitive development. And, of course, sleep improves the mood of babies. Bed time is also important for mothers, because the time a mother spends in making the baby sleep, gives a baby those precious moments when she enjoys the mother’s company without disturbance. The bedtime hugs and snuggles make the baby-mother bond stronger. This article discuss the strategies to How to put a Baby to sleep.
Till now, I have seen three different sleep patterns with my growing baby. As a newborn, my son had a different sleep pattern. During 3 to 18 months, the sleep pattern changed and now when he is a toddler, his sleeping habit is again different. In these three stages, babies can have different types of sleep issues and they need different treatment for best results. So here I am going to share a few tips that can help in solving sleeping problems in each of these three stages:
Before a baby completes her first three months, she sleeps a lot, more than 16-17 hours a day. However, she keeps on waking up. This is the easiest time in terms of sleep of babies and there are ways to help babies sleep peacefully:
During 3 to 18 months: Your baby still might be learning the difference between the day and night. So start building a sleep time routine for her.
A toddler needs between 12 and 14 hours of sleep in total, usually 11 to 12 hours at night and another 1 to 3 hours during the day. So keep in mind these things:
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