If your little one isn’t sleeping you might be considering sleep training or modifying of some sort, you might be worried or even feeling overwhelmed by the task.â Should I change my daily routine?â â Should my baby be napping more? â Is my baby napping too much? â
You may have heard of sleep regressions before, a sleep regression is a developmental progression that has an impact on way a baby or toddler in some way. It could be that your baby used to sleep through the night and now wakes up again to feed, or your baby waking more frequently overnight than before. They typically occur around the ages of 4 months, 9 months, 12 months, 18 months and around every 6 months or so in the toddler years. However the '4 month regression' that happens first cannot really be
My guess is, if you're reading this right now, is you have a baby or a toddler who WAS a pretty good sleeper but now seemingly out of nowhere their former sleep habits have disappeared and they're now waking a few times over night, or the 2 brief wake ups overnight have become 5 to 6 wake ups overnight, you’re clueless as to why. They're not teething, they haven't been ill and Sleep and night feeding has been upside down for too long for it to be a growth spurt.
So what the eff is going on?
Well it's possible your little one is experiencing A SLEEP REGRESSION which is both a blessing and a curse.