You will need
- - cot for babies.
Take care of buying a nice crib for the baby. Too large or, conversely, a small crib can cause unconscious resentment. The baby may be uncomfortable or inconvenient. Choose a crib soothing neutral tones. Handy baby changing Mat and blanket will make sleep maximum full. A canopy, protecting baby from the sun, will create a cozy atmosphere and have to sleep.
Teach your baby to ensure that he slept in his crib, if possible, with the first month of life. After feeding and the necessary procedures alacite and lay the baby. Try not to put him to sleep. Perhaps you prefer to feed your baby when he wakes up. However, in the future the problem with self-falling asleep in the criband not in the hands of the mother, will become more apparent. Around 6 months baby needs to get used to sleeping alone and not with mom. If he goes to bed with discontent and crying, try not to give in to children's whims and above. Be persistent.
Before NAP time and bed time try to create a calm atmosphere in the child's bedroom. Bathing before bedtime, favorite pajamas, calm, soothing voice of my mother telling a story (even if the child does not understand all the words), soft, stroking massage will set a child on the way. Six-month-old baby can be given a favorite toy, then the kid will not feel so alone.
If the child cries, stay with him until he falls asleep, but not take him in my arms. You should persevere for a few days, as the baby will realize that crying leads to nothing, and will be faster to fall asleep in his own crib. So, the mother also provided a restful sleep.
When the baby wakes up, do not hurry to run to him. Wait a few minutes. Gradually accustom the child to the fact that being alone is normal. Bright toys hanging over the crib, will help briefly to draw the child's attention, when he just woke up.
Advice 2: How to teach a newborn to the crib
Most parents are willing to the fact that with the advent in the house of a newborn child a peaceful sleep a night. But when the baby grows up, parents increasingly want to relax and be alone, even at night. Encourage your child to sleep in own bed, and you will ensure yourself, and most importantly - him, calm and healthy sleep.
Determine the time when it is time to go to bed and diligently follow it. Make a list of the procedures to prepare the child for sleep, it may be a gentle massage, bathing, reading before bedtime or lullaby. They must also constantly repeat to each other at the same time.
Let the environment as have to sleep. Decorate your window curtains if outside light, and at night turn on the night light. Isolate the room from extraneous sounds. At the same time, perhaps certain sounds, such as natural noise, soft music or a monotonous reading, to soothe and lull the baby is to adopt.
Consult a pediatrician and neurologist, how it is better to sleep your baby. Many children quickly get used to sleep in a separate bed, and when you get older, perceive the crib as "his" own place. Of course, at first they may cry loudly and beg on his hands, but if the parents are gentle, persistent and caring, the kids will soon be happy to sleep in his crib. Other kids need to feel in the dream, parental warmth, otherwise they become anxious and have trouble sleeping. In this case, you need to start with a joint dream and gradually, as they grow older, to teach a child to bed.
Be tenacious, attentive and patient. Each method has its advantages and disadvantages, they need to be ready. If you don't take the baby with you to sleep, try giving him more heat with the day, pamper it, often take it on his hands, so he felt that you did not love him less. If the baby calms down after crying, sleeps well and soundly, so his weeping caused by a reluctance to accept the loss of your attention. If the sleep is disturbed, it is better to abandon the chosen method and some time to sleep together.
If something went wrong, contact your doctor. It is possible that you are doing everything right, but the kid refuses to sleep in the crib, and in General poor sleep – means, the reason in something else, may be associated with the condition. Visit a neurologist or pediatrician and go through the tests.