By Sleep Training Kids
- HERE ARE SOME OF THE REASONS:
– Nighttime weaning is very different than daytime weaning – and should be done separately. – Nighttime weaning may trigger sleep regressions. – Think about using dream feedings to ease weaning while sleep training. – Weaning while sleep training is much easier if done slowly.
Sleep feeding is a parent-initiated feed (bottle or breastfed) that starts when the baby is still asleep. Your baby will probably wake up a little bit, but the immediate feed should help them doze right back off to sleep. Once the baby has finished eating, put them back to bed.
Here’s what that means:
Either way, it’s important to take a step back. Remember your plan. Trust that it will work. And if need be, do some deep breathing to keep the stress under control.