For many parents, getting the baby to sleep can be one of the most challenging times of the day.
It might feel like you’ve tried every trick in the book when it comes to putting her down for the night.
Before trying anything else, experts say you should avoid letting baby sleep too close to bedtime, as it can make them more energetic and less likely to fall asleep quickly and easily.
You should also make sure they are on a consistent, structured sleep routine.
But sleep gurus on baby feeling say there’s probably a method you’ve never heard of that can help you fall asleep in under 60 seconds.
“By simply taking a dry tissue and gently rubbing it across your baby’s face repeatedly until their eyes close, you should see amazing results.
“It’s a very effective trick, but it’s important to only use a dry wipe and not a wet wipe,” they explained.
While the tissue method doesn’t send every baby to nodding land, the specialists said you could also try incorporating the sound of running water.
“It’s understandable that parents don’t want to leave the tap running and waste water, so think ahead and record the sound after washing your hands or brushing your teeth,” they added.
One of the greatest comforts babies have, experts say, is the presence of their parents.
When your baby wakes up at night, you can gently stroke their cheek to calm them down, this should help them fall asleep.
Another technique is the use of soothing lotions.
“If your baby takes a bath before bed, consider massaging them with baby lotions.
“Whenever possible, buy a lavender lotion, as studies have shown that lavender improves a baby’s sleep quality and can be used at any time of the day,” they said.
dr Chris Seton I’ve already said that it’s normal if you let your toddler fall asleep within 20/25 minutes on an average night.
dr However, Seton also revealed that many sleep problems in babies can be genetic.
“A young child with difficulty falling asleep and waking up during the night has a high likelihood of insomnia if a mother or father has a history of it.
“Insomnia is feeling tired, like I need to sleep, but I just can’t get to sleep. It’s called insomnia and it’s highly genetic.”
There are also problems sleeping through the night – when a child wakes up in the middle of the night, cannot go back to sleep, calls for his parents and goes to their room.
“And of course these little kids can’t tell us they have problems,” he said.
“They then develop what’s called sleep addictions — they become dependent on things to get to sleep.”
This can be a good addiction to something like a teddy bear or a bad addiction to a mother or father.
“Because if you’re three years old and you need your mom or dad to be with you when you go to sleep at bedtime, guess what you’re going to need when you wake up at night, same,” he explains.
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