Sleep training methods : One of the most frustrating thing for new parents to do is putting their babies to sleep. Because we are new in this kind of field and moreover, we are not sure yet how to exactly put our babies to sleep. Maybe for most people, the easiest thing to do is asking their parents which is already became grandparents to put their babies to sleep. Even though there is a help from others, that does not mean it is not necessary for us parents to know how exactly we suppose to do to put our babies to sleep.
Sleep training methods would be one of the most essential information for new parents to have. By knowing some of the sleep training methods, we are expected to be more casual to put our babies to sleep without needing anyone else’s help.
Things to Know About Sleep Training Methods : Important Thing To Have
If you are still wondering why we need such a sleep training method, here is the explanation why. Let’s put one example to answer the question. Imagine that you do not have any sleep training method for your baby. So, everyday you just do what is on your mind and then put your baby to sleep. Everyday you put your baby to sleep in different method. Sometimes by letting your baby hear a lullaby, sometimes you rock your baby, or sometimes you just let him be on his crib. Do you know that actually if you do not apply any sleep training method to your baby, your baby will not know when it is the time to sleep. Because, otherwise if you put sleep training methods to your baby, it would become a habit and your baby will notice that it is the time for him to sleep. Hence, it will be easier for you parents to put your babies to sleep.
Sleep Training Methods That You Should Try : Easy to Follow
Okay. So, for now if you are ready to learn some of the best sleep training methods for your baby, let’s go through all the articles! (Also read: Baby Sleep Music)
Hazy Sleep Training Method
Hazy sleep training method is one of the best and easiest sleep training method that you parents should try. This method only require you to rock your babies to make them fall asleep. But why we call it sleep training method if we only require to rock our babies? It is because we want to turn this method to our babies’ habit. To make it easier to understand, let’s say that on the first day of putting your babies to sleep, you need about 30 minutes to make your babies fall asleep. Do not need to worry. You just need to keep using the same method everyday when you want to put your babies to sleep. The next day, let’s say that you still need about 30 minutes to put your babies to sleep. But believe it or not, you can see the result in about a week. Rather than needing about 30 minutes to put your babies to sleep, you might only need about five to ten minutes to put your babies to sleep. Because this method has already become your babies’ habit. They will know for sure that when you rock them, it is time for them to sleep. Are you interested to try?
Accompany Sleep Training Method
Another best method that you can try is accompany sleep training method. Different with hazy sleep training method, this method requires you to keep putting your baby in the crib. Just lay down your baby in his crib, and let the baby falls asleep himself. But that does not mean you can leave him be and do other works instead. This method requires you to sit near to the baby’s crib. This way, your baby will know that you are still with them until they feel drowsy. After you observe them feeling sleepy, you can stay for minutes more to make sure that they are definitely fall asleep. After that, you can leave them. Repeat this method everyday, and you will see the result in about a week or so. Because it would turn into a habit for your baby. Knowing that you are going to always stay next to them even after they fall asleep. But parents, please take note that this method can lead into separation anxiety. The situation where your baby will fight sleep and it would be really hard to put them to sleep again. Separation anxiety can be caused by you leave your baby too early. This means that you do not stay with them until they really fall into a deep sleep. You just standby next to them until they feel drowsy. So, to prevent separation anxiety to happen, the best thing for you parents to do is to make sure that your babies have already fallen into a deep sleep. Therefore, you can leave without worrying whether they will go through separation anxiety or not.
Light and Lullaby Sleep Training Method
This method is suitable for you parents who love to sing a lullaby for their babies. As the name, this method requires you to sing a lullaby for your babies until they fall asleep. You might need to turn the light off as well or put a night lamp to create such a night dimly lit environment. This method is also good to train your babies to sleep in a dark room. If not, once they get older, it would be harder to make them sleep with the light off. So, why don’t we train them since they are still babies? This way, it would become a habit for them sleeping in a dark room with only a night lamp on. After sometimes, you even might not need to sing them a lullaby anymore. Just by having you turn off the light, they will know that it is time for them to sleep.