The secrets for mothers to not become tired of coaxing babies to sleep in their first year

Articles Aug 15, 2019 03:11

Sleep plays a very important role in your children's health. With the following methods, you will help your children fall asleep easily.

Children with lack of sleep often cry, wake up in the middle of the night ... These things always worry unexperienced mothers and make them feel tired. If you are a mother having this problem, you can do the following tips to help your child sleep easier in his/her first year.

Teach your child to distinguish day and night

The biological body of a newborn takes a while to know what is day and night. So you need to help your child adjust the biological clock by the rule "day: light and noise, night: dark and silence". To do this, you should:

The secrets for mothers to not become tired of coaxing babies to sleep in their first year

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- Wake up at 7 AM or at most 8 AM. Pull the curtain to let the sun pour into the bedroom, or hold your child near the natural light source in the early morning.
- Feed your child during the day in a light environment.
- At night, let your child sleep in a quiet place with little light.

Let your child bathe in the sun in the early morning

The secrets for mothers to not become tired of coaxing babies to sleep in their first year

Sunlight not only helps your child stay healthy, but also enhances his/her immune system. In addition, the early morning sun helps the young body to form Melatonin hormone, which facilitates his/her sleep at night.

Recognize when your child needs to sleep

A child may cry due to excessive sleepiness, leading to exhaustion and fatigue. You need to watch your child to know when the baby shows signs of sleepiness.

The secrets for mothers to not become tired of coaxing babies to sleep in their first year

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- Signals of a sleepy child: a lethargic eye, rubbing his eyes, turning away from the light, staring at a certain point, yawning... Some children can even suck on their hands
- If your child arches his/her back and cries, he/she is exhausted from sleepiness. This is when your child becomes very noisy

Teach your child to sleep on his/her own

Just put your child on the bed, slap his/her butt or give him/her a stuffed animal so he/she can be reassured. If you exercise this regularly, your baby will sleep easier without crying.

Let your baby go to bed before 8 pm

- You need to let your child go to bed at 7-8pm​​​​​​​.

- Your bedroom needs to be dark and quiet for your baby to feel comfortable. You can pat, rub or caress the child.

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