Category: Sleep Regressions

  • Do Sleep Trained Babies Regress?

    Do Sleep Trained Babies Regress?

    You’ve spent countless hours researching the best sleep-training method and tirelessly implementing it. It was an exhausting experience until you began to see results. All was well for a few weeks until your baby decided to forget weeks of training and disrupt your blissful sleep again. This brings the question, do sleep-trained babies regress? Sleep-trained […]

  • Can You Sleep Train During a Regression?

    Can You Sleep Train During a Regression?

    Do you miss the time when you and your family could have a perfect night’s sleep? It feels like it has been ages since you experienced it, right? With your fast-growing baby and their ever-shifting sleep patterns (which don’t look like a pattern anymore), it’s easy to wonder if you’ll ever sleep again. It’s also […]

  • Sleep Regression or Growth Spurt – Spotting the Difference

    Sleep Regression or Growth Spurt – Spotting the Difference

    Just when you think your baby is in a routine – suddenly it can change for no apparent reason. Things that can disrupt a baby’s sleep, aside from wet diapers, are sleep regressions and growth spurts. Signs of a growth spurt and sleep regression are similar, so how do you tell the difference? A growth […]

  • Can Sleep Regressions Start Early or Late?

    Can Sleep Regressions Start Early or Late?

    There’s nothing better than having a good night’s sleep, especially for new parents. It is unrealistic for parents to expect their babies to not experience sleep regression as it is a crucial phase in a baby’s life. But the question is how early should one expect sleep regression to begin? We also needed to answer […]

  • What is a Sleep Regression?

    What is a Sleep Regression?

    When your child’s suddenly waking up in the middle of the night – or waking up more often than usual, it’s hard. And it makes you wonder – is this a sleep regression? And what, exactly, is a sleep regression? Sleep regressions are a temporary step backward in sleep regularity. They can be due to […]

  • How to Get an Overtired Baby to Sleep

    How to Get an Overtired Baby to Sleep

    When you’re overtired, it’s like every problem becomes ten times worse, thirty times harder to solve, and emotions are at least fifty times harder to control. Okay, so maybe some of those numbers aren’t quite right. But, when you’re tired, things can get a little out of control quickly, right? So how do you get […]

  • Sleep Regression and Time Change (What You Need to Know)

    Sleep Regression and Time Change (What You Need to Know)

    When you’re anticipating a time change (whether it’s daylight savings or travel), it’s worse when you know it will impact your child. So what can you do about time changes and preventing (or lessening) sleep regressions in children? Time changes (through daylight savings or travel) can trigger sleep regressions in children. The effects can be […]

  • Complete Guide To Sleep Regressions and Autism

    Complete Guide To Sleep Regressions and Autism

    While it’s nice to know what to expect for neurotypical children and sleep regression, are there any key differences to know when it comes to sleep regressions and children with autism? I’ve been asked this question enough times that I sat down to do some extensive research – of both the literature and by talking […]

  • 25 Things to Know About Sleep Regressions During Preschool

    25 Things to Know About Sleep Regressions During Preschool

    Lately, my preschool-aged son has been fighting bedtime hard enough that I’ve been watching (and dreading) a preschool sleep regression. I wondered if that’s even a thing, so I dove back into research mode. Preschool-aged children can experience sleep regressions due to growth and reaching developmental milestones, although fear and anxiety are more likely causes. […]

  • 25 Things To Know About the 4 Month Sleep Regression

    25 Things To Know About the 4 Month Sleep Regression

    Just when I thought I was figuring out the whole sleep thing with our baby, everything seemed to change at about 4 months of age. It had me confused and frustrated – and wondering about the sleep regression at 4 months old. The 4-month-old sleep regression happens when a baby’s brain naturally develops into a […]

  • The 21 Best Blogs That Write About Sleep Regression

    The 21 Best Blogs That Write About Sleep Regression

    When I’m up at night with a baby who’s mid-sleep regression, that’s when I most want to read that what you’re going through isn’t abnormal. Or at the very least, that it’s survivable. And maybe even find a few tips that make it easier. Moms, businesses, and bloggers all write about sleep regressions. Here are […]

  • 30 Things To Know About Sleep Regression at 11 Months

    30 Things To Know About Sleep Regression at 11 Months

    Life with a toddler is confusing enough – and then suddenly they aren’t sleeping again? That’s what confused me the most when my toddler was 11 months old. I wondered if I would ever sleep again! At 11 months old, toddlers can experience another temporary, transitional sleep regression. This is due to a combination of […]