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How to Get a Baby to Sleep Through the Night

How many times in the last few weeks have you tried to get your baby to sleep but to no avail? Tired of waking three, four, five times every night to soothe your baby back to sleep?

It's not unusual that you can't get your baby to sleep through the night. You are not alone if you are having difficulty getting your baby to sleep all night. Maybe your baby is constantly waking in the night making you crazy? A baby's sleep pattern is much shorter than an adult's and this is why babies continually wake.

The one of the best and most used baby sleep aids ever is a comfort and warm blanket. A warm blanket will leave your baby feeling cozy and allow him to relax. Night lights are also good baby sleep aids and can help make your child feel more comfortable in their dark surroundings if he/she wake up in the night. Music or sounds could be also great types of baby sleep aids. You just have to try to play music at the evening and look what will be happen.

To make your baby to sleep like a little angel you should establishing some sort of bedtime routine for your baby. Routine helps to achieve baby's sleep pattern and once it is established your baby will feel more content and more likely to sleep through the night. When you start this routine, your baby will know that sleep is expected to follow and your baby enjoys the predictability of a sleep ritual. The same sleep environment each time is also crucial.

Some good strategies to get a baby to sleep well:
  • Make daytime feeds social and lively and night-time feeds quiet
  • Give her a chance to fall asleep on her own
  • Set same bedtime routine
  • Give her a security object like soft animal toy
  • Cuddle up before falling asleep

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