Since Some Babies Sleep Through the Night at Six Months Shouldn’t We Be Able to Teach The Others?

Another frequently asked question from the support groups: “Since some babies sleep through the night at six months shouldn’t we be able to teach the others?” (Using CIO, a no-cry sleep training method, etc.) That’s actually very logical. Which is why sleep training books sell like hotcakes and claim that if your baby isn’t sleeping … Continue reading Since Some Babies Sleep Through the Night at Six Months Shouldn’t We Be Able to Teach The Others?

The Progression of Sleep from Newborn to Independent Sleeper

I’ve gotten a few emails recently from people wondering if their child will ever figure out the sleep thing. Want some pictures of how sleep looks like at different points in time? Below are some posts from different points in time. I’d try reading these: http://nurshable.com/2013/09/07/when-can-a-baby-sleep-through-the-night/ http://nurshable.com/2012/05/04/i-am-not-a-human-pacifier/ http://nurshable.com/2012/05/27/six-week-growth-spurt/ http://nurshable.com/2012/07/19/the-wio-wait-it-out-method-of-sleep-training/ http://nurshable.com/2012/10/02/six-months-and-struggling/ http://nurshable.com/2013/03/10/tear-free-self-soothing-at-ten-and-a-half-months-wait-it-out-method/ http://nurshable.com/2013/03/08/why-so-needy-baby-yesterday-you-were-fine-sleeping-alone/ http://nurshable.com/2012/11/16/sleep-associations-sleep-regression/ http://nurshable.com/2013/09/25/seventeen-months-sucky-sleep-and-how-progress-looks-like-regression/ http://nurshable.com/2012/08/21/learning-to-self-soothe-wio/ … Continue reading The Progression of Sleep from Newborn to Independent Sleeper

Tear-Free Self Soothing at Ten and a Half Months (Wait it Out Method)

Dear Daughter, It is 5:47AM. I am awake because you are learning how to self soothe. “Learning how to self soothe” usually means a caregiver is camped outside the closed door of baby’s room during “Cry it Out”.  Since we’re following a baby-led schedule and using “Wait it Out” instead of CIO, things look a … Continue reading Tear-Free Self Soothing at Ten and a Half Months (Wait it Out Method)