By Sleep Training Kids
Surveyed parents' report shows that it normally takes between 30-120 minutes each night over the course of a week.
Most babies screamed for about 45-60 min on 1st night
2nd night was usually better – crying lasted about 30min
For some babies, nights 3-5 were the worst
Crying on Nights 6-7 began to improve
When someone asks how long they should let their baby cry it out, it’s also important to remember that “cry it out” has a wide variety of meanings.
In fact, it covers a whole spectrum of sleep training methods.
Baby is allowed to cry to sleep
Baby cry for a while before checking in on them.
Baby cry a few times before fading out
Baby cry in small bursts before comforting them
The type of cry changes or becomes more dramatic and more like wailing.
Your child’s crying becomes too forceful and they vomit.
Lots of crying leads to increased straining and a full diaper.
Because sometimes, all that stands between your family and a better night’s sleep is a small amount of crying.
There are some babies that will do better after using crying it out VARIATION.
If that’s the case, try and see how it works.