AcharyaCenter.com - Browse eBooks, Audios and Videos

0 like 0 dislike
1.1k views
in Articles by

Price : $4.99

Get instant access to this content

PREVIEW

brothers-457237__340.jpg

If you baby is not napping well during her first few months of life, you may want to try to cut back on the time she is awake by 15 minute increments.  If she is getting overstimulated, then she will fight sleep and be difficult to get to nap.  The way to prevent this is to watch her “sleepy” cues to make sure that you put her down when she is beginning to get sleepy.  

Some parents believe that letting their child cry will harm him or her.  Fifteen or twenty minutes of crying will not harm your child physically or mentally.  Babies will learn to self-soothe and fall asleep by themselves, but only if you let her.  It is very important that babies learn to fall asleep by themselves so that they can self-soothe if they awake in the middle of the night.  Otherwise, you may have a child that will not sleep through the night for years.  

Regular sleep patterns are intermeshed with regular eating patterns, so let us look at the stages of a baby’s life:  

* Newborn:  Your newborn will sleep anywhere from 16 to 20 hours a day, including the naps that he takes between feedings.  When your baby has been fed, let him stay awake for a short while and then put him down before he becomes overstimulated.  

* Two months:  At two months and older, your child should be allowed to try to self-soothe during their naptimes and bedtime.  Crying is normal when you put your baby down, but it is okay.  If he cries for longer than 10-15 minutes, then go in and check on him.  Don’t get him up, but pat his bottom or lightly rub his back until he calms down.  

* 3-6 months:  At around 3-6 months, your baby will stop taking one of his naps.  Usually it is the third nap or late afternoon nap that they do not need as much.  He may be a little fussy and may want to take a little nap, but you need to try to keep him up if you want him to go to bed at a decent time and sleep soundly through the night.  

* 16+ months:  When your child is between 16-20 months, they usually quit taking the morning nap in favor of a longer nap in the afternoons.  Babies this age usually sleep between 10-12 hours a night and take a 2-3 hour afternoon nap.  

Ground Rules about Naps
1. You decide when the nap starts and ends, not the baby.  
2. When your baby is older than 4 months old, she will wake up crying if she hasn’t slept enough.  She might have a dirty diaper, be in a position that is not comfortable, or cold/hot. Fix the problem and encourage her to go back to sleep.  Babies that have enough rest wake up happy, talking, and in a good mood.

Please log in or register to comment this post.

Related posts

0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 540 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 522 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 503 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 577 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 622 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 521 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 567 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 889 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 844 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 518 views
How to sleep better?

Many Americans are having difficulties falling asleep at night. Instead of sleeping and dreaming they roll around in their beds trying ... long you have been awake has shown to improve healthy sleep.

Price : $4.99
posted in Articles by Scorpeon
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 506 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 427 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 825 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 744 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 948 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 936 views
The Baby Bedding Challenge

Having a baby is the most wonderful experience a woman can have as it is a fulfillment of the biological function of the female ... bedding is a crucial factor in keeping the baby happy and healthy.

Price : $4.99
posted in Articles by GraveGrass
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 726 views
Baby Crying 101

Communication - that's what a baby's crying is for. This sweet thing that suddenly turn into a fit of tears is just craving for your ... also be the reason for a baby's bursting into fit of tears.

Price : $4.99
posted in Articles by DopeyPotato
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 583 views
The Way with Baby Names

Choosing a baby name for your child is almost like choosing his identity. Ever heard about the association of a person's name with ... baby thank you when the right time comes. Happy baby naming!

Price : $4.99
posted in Articles by DreamBaby
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 777 views
Baby Gift Basket Ideas

Planning to host a baby shower? Or a friend of yours recently gave birth to a healthy bouncing baby? How else could you express that ... The recipient's smile is enough to mean a sincere "thank you".

Price : $4.99
posted in Articles by HistoryGuy
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 481 views
Breastfeeding Your Baby

Breastfeeding problems, such as milk production difficulties, are not as common when using the PDF feeding method, but they ... above indicators, then you should call your pediatrician immediately.

Price : $4.99
posted in Articles by Tabooccaneer
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 471 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 517 views
ABC OF BREASTFEEDING

From the first moment the infant is applied to the breast, it must be nursed upon a certain plan. This is necessary to the well- ... food chosen which, after a little trial, is found to agree best.

Price : $4.99
posted in Articles by TwinNut
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 523 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 567 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 1.1k views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 672 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 821 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 746 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 839 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 921 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 538 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 521 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 945 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 533 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 935 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 663 views
The Whys of Whining

"Moooooooooooom!" It's irritating, it's frustrating and it gets on your last nerve. Though it's obnoxious and ... curb whining should the positive attention and disciplinary actions be ineffective.

Price : $4.99
posted in Articles by LoyalChief
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 913 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 589 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 798 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 599 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 837 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 913 views

Browse eBooks, Videos, Audios, Sound effects, Documents and more

33.9k posts

0 comments

0 replies

82.8k users

Connect with us:
...