Nightingale: Home Nursing, Child Care, Babysitting, Maternity & Elderly Care- Dubai UAE

What is Sleep Training?

  • Is your baby keeping you up through the night?
  • Are you struggling with sleep deprivation?
  • Are you eager to find a solution?

Help is at hand. Sleep training your babies is possible with the right trainer.

It’s a common fact that infants have trouble settling down to sleep and sleep for only a couple of hours at a time and most new parents feel exhausted adjusting to this. But, did you know that you can sleep train a baby and get a good night’s sleep?

However, by 4-6 months babies are generally sleeping longer, giving you much-needed respite.

You may consider having support for sleep training after 6 months if your baby is not sleeping for a sustained amount of time or is waking frequently for factors other than needing a feed. Many things can influence sleep, including the stages of development, weaning and transitioning onto family food, daily routine, and family dynamics.

Sleep Training
Sleep Training

How does sleep training work?

Let’s read what our Sleep Training consultant has to say about this. “I work with infants from 6 months onward (before this it is physiologically normal to wake at night). Sleep strategy is about finding the right approach for the child and parents, appreciating that one size doesn’t fit all, the aim, is to provide uninterrupted sleep for the whole family. The first session is a one-hour home visit where I take a detailed history of sleep patterns and behaviors from birth onward, I will also discuss with you your parenting style and family routine in general, this will enable me to find the right strategy. I then go off and make a plan!! The following two home visits are focused on supporting the new behavior changes for the child and parent and dealing with any setbacks you might experience.” In case you need a helping hand, our maternity night nurses can help you. A few points to consider:
  • Sleep problems in childhood are common
  • Good sleep is the foundation of health & success for everyone in your family. It is necessary for growth, health, safety, and happiness.
  • Sleep debt is cumulative; hence the cost to your mood and attention increases the longer your sleep is disrupted.
  • Finding a sleep solution is not about attributing blame to what has gone before but simply drawing a line in the sand and beginning again

Request more information about sleep training.