SLEEP TRAINING BASICS
By Sleep Training Kids
02 Choose a method of sleep training that fits with both your goals and your parenting style.
03 Use that method to create your own personal and customized sleep training plan.
04 Implement the plan and evaluate it as you go.
05 Be patient, consistent, and dedicated.
02 Make sure it’s safe and appropriate to sleep train your child.
A basic understanding of child development
Yes, this is going to mean a whole lot more work for you each day. But it should help you get nights back.
Have your sleep training plan written out.
Stick to your plan.
Know when you’re going to feed your baby.
Your baby is too young.
Your baby refuses to wean.
This sleep regression is too hard.
Your baby has a negative sleep association with feeding.
Your baby is a distracted eater who can’t get enough calories during the day.
Illness or a growth spurt requires more calories quickly.
Separate beds, same room.
Separate beds and separate rooms.
Ask your partner for help.
In some cases, you may also ask your village and family for help.
Hang in there – and ask for help.