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…

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.…