If a baby does not sleep well at night, the sleep quality of his/her mother also will be affected by the restless baby sleep. From infancy to old age, the effects of inadequate sleep can profoundly affect memory, learning, creativity, productivity, and emotional stability, as well as physical health.
Sleeping through the night is important for both parents and babies. It can help support the growth of a baby. On the other hand, when the baby is asleep, it can be possible for mothers to have their own time to be free to take some rest, go shopping or visit some friends.
Today’s article will offer some useful sleeping tips and introduce how to get a baby to sleep through the night? Please kindly read on.
1. How long will different aged babies sleep?
Age-related changes in babies’ sleep patterns as well. Babies have different sleep needs at different ages. Normally, sleep needs are decreased by age.
2. How to get a baby to sleep through the night?
The below list some sleeping tips to get a baby sleep solution at night for references：
2.1 Create a bedtime routine
It is necessary to get a baby used to a bedtime routine early on. It is a kind of sleep training. Parents can try to set the same time every day – start babies’ bedtime routine at the same time each day and maintain a regular sleep time.
After establishing a bedtime routine, most babies can develop a regular sleep pattern and the ability to sleep through the night. Some researchers even found that babies’ moods improved. It helps babies to get the proper amount of sleep and will help to make him or her feel safe at night.
How to create a bedtime routine? As bedtime approaches in the evening, parents can develop a relaxing routine, like reading a storybook, playing soothing music for babies. In order to make them know that it is time to sleep, and help them slow down.
2.2 Teach babies to self-soothe
Sometimes, some babies who wake at night always expect to be parented back to sleep by their parents. Using an “ARMS UP” swaddling method to swaddle a baby. Natural arms-up sleeping position, convenient for babies to suck on fingers or stroke the cheeks for self-soothing.
Kaiya Angel sleep sacks are lightweight that can scatter babies’ body pressure. Wrap-around closure simulates the uterine environment, gives the baby a safe feeling to prevent startles. It is better to have a longer, restful sleep.
2.3 Start weaning the night feedings
Night feeding is one of the most important factors that can affect sleep. Generally speaking, baby feeding 10 months later, parents may consider being weaned it. This is a step-by-step process, parents can make their babies gradually wean the night feedings.
2.4 Establish the right conditions for babies to feel relaxed and able to sleep
1) Create a safe and comfortable place to sleep
One problem every novice parent can encounter is that a newborn will not sleep. They need some newborn sleeping tips and tricks. What parents should try is to create a silent, cool, dark sleep environment that can make it easier for babies to sleep. Kaiya Angel sleep sacks that are made of natural, healthy, environmentally, friendly fabric to give baby a gentle feeling to be close to their sensitive skin.
Suitable TOG degrees of sleep sacks are not too heavy or not to light, can provide the right amount of warmth for babies, and help stabilize their body temperature. Preventing babies from catching a cold in an air condition room. Also, having no risks of overheating.
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2) Smoke-free environments
Besides, for babies’ health, fathers need to give up smoking. High concentrations of many of these chemicals are found in secondhand smoke. Falling victim to passive smoking, women and babies are more at risk from the cigarette. Sometimes, it even can increase the risk of SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome).
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