By Sleep Training Kids
– Your baby is at least 5-6 months old. – The baby weighs at least 13-15 pounds (about 6 kilograms). – Your child gets all of their nutritional needs met during the day (especially total calories). – And your child’s doctor has given their seal of approval.
How to know if your baby can go all night without a nighttime feed:
- 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:
Sleep Training Method
Nighttime Feeding Recommendations
Up to the parents’ discretion.
Parents decide on feeding frequency at night.
Recommends feeds on demand.
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.