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"Understanding and Managing Your Infant's Sleep Regression: Bedi Hospital's Parenting Tip"

As your baby grows, their sleep patterns may experience temporary disruptions known as “sleep regression.” Here’s a more detailed guide to help you navigate through this phase:

1. Understanding Sleep Regression: Recognize that sleep regression is a natural part of your baby’s development. It typically occurs around 4 months, 8-10 months, and 18 months. During these times, your baby may experience changes in their sleep habits due to developmental milestones, teething, growth spurts, or changes in routine.

 2. Signs & Symptoms: Keep an eye out for common signs of sleep regression, including:

 • Increased fussiness and irritability, especially during bedtime routines.

 • Difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep through the night.

 • More frequent night awakenings.

 • Shorter and irregular naps during the day.

 3. Tips & Tricks to Help Your Baby Sleep Better:

 • Establish a consistent bedtime routine: A soothing routine before bedtime can help signal to your baby that it’s time to wind down. This may include activities like a warm bath, gentle massage, reading a book, or singing a lullaby.

 • Create a conducive sleep environment: Ensure your baby’s sleep space is quiet, dark, and comfortable. Use white noise machines or soft music to drown out external noises.

 • Encourage self-soothing: Teach your baby to self-soothe by gently encouraging them to fall asleep on their own. This can help prevent dependency on sleep associations like rocking or feeding to sleep.

 • Offer comfort during nighttime wake-ups: When your baby wakes up during the night, provide reassurance with a gentle touch or soothing voice. Avoid stimulating activities or bright lights that may disrupt their sleep.

 • Stay consistent: Stick to a regular sleep schedule as much as possible, including consistent wake-up times and nap schedules. Consistency can help regulate your baby’s internal clock and improve overall sleep quality.

 4. Seeking Support: Don’t hesitate to reach out for help if you’re feeling overwhelmed or unsure about how to manage your baby’s sleep regression. 

Remember, patience and consistency are key during this phase. While sleep regression can be challenging, it’s temporary, and with the right strategies in place, you and your baby can navigate through it together.

Wishing you peaceful nights and restful sleep

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