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How do I get my 6 month old to sleep?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Remove distractions
Although babies may understand being tired, they don't understand the concept of sleep.
They drift into sleep like adults in a boring lecture. Your tiredness routein should focus on settling baby down and excluding harsh distractions. A little light can help baby be aware of their comfort place; soft background noise from a fan or radio turned low. Put them down awake & don't change anythiing.

In brief: Remove distractions
Although babies may understand being tired, they don't understand the concept of sleep.
They drift into sleep like adults in a boring lecture. Your tiredness routein should focus on settling baby down and excluding harsh distractions. A little light can help baby be aware of their comfort place; soft background noise from a fan or radio turned low. Put them down awake & don't change anythiing.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Pamela Lindor
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Routine
4- 6 months is a good time to develop a bedtime routine.
Your baby will learn to expect the routine quickly. For example, a feeding, a bath, change into pjs and rocking until drowsy. Make sure that you put the baby in the crib while he/she is drowsy but awake enough to remember! this will help your baby to sleep all night on his/her own.

In brief: Routine
4- 6 months is a good time to develop a bedtime routine.
Your baby will learn to expect the routine quickly. For example, a feeding, a bath, change into pjs and rocking until drowsy. Make sure that you put the baby in the crib while he/she is drowsy but awake enough to remember! this will help your baby to sleep all night on his/her own.
Dr. Pamela Lindor
Dr. Pamela Lindor
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