The sleeping problems are different for the different age baby. The Central Nervous System (CNS) of the baby in 2-4 years old doesn’t grow. So they often experience bed-wetting, excessive sweating, and night terror in the night. And for the 4-10 years old, they are influenced by abnormal sleeping gesture, grinding their tooth, breathing with mouth and so on.
So solve the sleep problems of the baby is very emergent. We should make effort to help them solve these sleeping problems.
Firstly, we need to know what is regular sleeping. Baby spend about 10-18 hours in sleeping. The toddler will spend same time as adult. Normally newborn need to sleep 14-18 hours a day. However, the newborn cannot last 4 hours on the sleeping for he doesn’t feel relax.
Attempt to Help Baby Make a Good Sleep Habit
For the newborn, once he still stay awake, parent can lull him to sleep by breast-feeding, wiggling, and so on. Some parent will anxious about that is a bad habit for the baby. Ok, don’t worry. Infant has no ability to remember this regular before 3 month old.
We offer some suggestions following for baby after 6 month old.
- Parents manage to make a quiet sleeping environment for the baby.
- Make a timetable about the regular sleeping for the baby. Don’t sleep too late in the night. No excessive sleeping in the daytime.
- Have a baby massage will do benefit for the sleeping.