Sleepless nights is a common problem with newborn babies. Sometimes the things gets even worse in trying to make them sleep. But don’t worry. Here are some proven tactics that works and can help you to make your baby sleep peacefully.
Some babies will fall asleep to music. Try playing some soothing music in the room. Many babies enjoys the music and sleeps quickly.
You can also experiment story reading or poems reading to the baby. Even they don’t understand but according to researched this tactic often helps.
Many babies feel secure when they are being rocked and you know how it can calm a baby to be walked around the room in your arms. Many babies will also fall asleep when they are walked in their stroller or driven in the car. It can be very frustrating to have baby sleep at these moments when you have no chance of sleeping yourself! But you could try putting baby in the stroller or the car and going for a very short trip. You could also use a rocking crib for a newborn.
Try not to transfer your anxiety about sleep to the baby or he will become scared to fall asleep. Instead try to create the feeling that sleep is a pleasant and happy state to fall into and stay in, by keeping yourself as calm and happy as possible while you are trying to get your baby to sleep.
If the current sleep routine that you are using is simply not working, consider making some changes either to the routine or to your lifestyle. You can try alternative times, have both parents put baby to bed together, change the baby’s feeding routine, walks, daytime naps or the time that you get up in the morning. Do not try to force your baby into a routine that only suits you – you may have a baby with a very different temperament to your own.
Finally, if these tips do not help, seek professional advice. It is important to know what is normal and what is not, and to get some help for serious baby sleep problems so that they do not affect your ability to care for your baby.
Sleepless nights is a common problem with newborn babies. Sometimes the things gets even worse in trying to make them sleep. But don't worry. Here are some proven tactics that works and can help you to make your baby sleep peacefully.