You made it, through the 4th trimester, that 4 month sleep “progression” and now entering a new dimension of baby sleep! Many babies really settle into a good night pattern at this age and some are still waking quite a lot. Both are normal, expected, so don’t think your baby should be sleeping through the night just because your friends 5 month old is.
Here are some things for you may like to know about 5 month old sleep…
This is a question I am always asked when a parent contacts me about getting some sleep help. Parents are worried to start getting into a routine and not be flexible anymore, worry that they have to be home for naps and to have their baby sleep in their cot. This is not the case. And even if it was, would you really swap that over your current sleep deprivation situation? Let’s weigh up the prospects and the why you are even considering to sleep train…
I am often asked if a baby needs to have a “nap time routine” and should it be exactly the same as a bedtime routine, aside of a bath of course! And the answer is...
But why and what does that nap time routine look like? Let’s take a look and how it may differ from babies to toddlers!