How to teach your baby to sleep in her crib
Recently often speak about the benefits of a joint dream of parents and children. This is especially important for infants. But this is a temporary measure, with age, children should sleep in their seats. There is no perfect strategy for the relocation of the child in a separate cot. All depends on the individual kid, his character and temperament. Therefore, in this case there is no exact date. So, how to teach your baby to sleep in his crib?
Most importantly — it needs to be ready. And it's not his age, and mental and physical condition. But even they should be able to determine. What changes have to happen physiologically? First of all it concerns feeding. At night the baby should not Wake up more than once or twice. But this is an optional item. Many mothers noted that their children may breastfeed until two years and stopped only after moving to a separate bed.
You need to pay attention to how the child sleeps. If it is pressed against someone from parents, he still has time to move to a separate bed. It is important health of the baby. If he will have to cut teeth, it will cause anxiety. It is not necessary to create additional stress.
How to teach your baby to sleep in his crib? Check his psychological readiness. Watch him when he sleeps. When he awakens, if he is looking for parents? Starts to cry? If the answer is negative, then it can be relocated. If the child begins to show sense of ownership to things, it means his willingness to sleep in his crib. It is important not to combine this process with potty training or going to kindergarten, as these situations cause emotional instability.
At the store where everything is sold for children under one year, you can choose a separate bed. It will be fenced special grates that will not allow the baby to get out. This will help to teach your baby to sleep alone. Much more difficult to resettle him when he is sleeping on the same bed with parents. This method also have many advantages, the main — facilitation of breastfeeding. In this case, you can buy everything for the crib in the store, you arrange it. No doubt the child will want to sleep in it. Boy, you can choose a bed in the form of cars, the girl's four — poster. But be guided by the opinion of the baby.
How to teach your baby to sleep in his crib? Talk to him and explain that he already big and independent. List of already mastered skills (the ability to walk, speak, eat independently, etc.). Emphasize that adults are asleep in their cots. Ask who the child's friends already went to sleep on a separate bed.
What to do, how to teach your baby to sleep in her crib, if the first method didn't work? Produce a special ritual. For example, read him a bedtime story or just talk to your baby. Pick a. You can listen to the music. The most important is to create in the child a positive Association with a separate bed.
Parents often make mistakes when moved baby. The most widespread is an indication of the sense of shame. Can't do that in any case do not scold the child. You do not achieve this.