A member asked:
when is a good time to start doing sleep training?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Patricia Vuguin answered
33 years experience Pediatrics
Sleep: It is important to start a routine as as early as possible, by six to eight weeks of age. Your baby can see color and detail, also hold his/her head up, and will recognize your voice and be sooth by it. Once you notice these changes, it’s time to introduce healthy sleep routine.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
Dr. Janesta Noland answered
Specializes in Pediatrics
Early: What we think of as true sleep training, the "cry-it-out" variety, probably is not appropriate until 5 months or so. However, start helping your baby learn how to sleep early on. By 2 months, if baby's weight is good, give him an opportunity to go back to sleep at night without feeding him. Develop a consistent bedtime routine that separates sleep from feeding and helps him learn to self soothe.
Answered on Nov 13, 2014
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