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How To Train Your Baby How To Sleep

Your baby can be help to sleep by Pavlov’s dogs. Pavlov’s dogs provided a way for babies to sleep. Ivan Pavlov and his dog’s experiment are a pair who if you have heard of them then you know what the benefits of conditioning are. The training that Ivan taught the dogs was that at the chime of the bell then it was a feeding cue. The dogs overtime got used to timetable and associated a bell ring with food. This might sound easy. The feeding cue for the dogs was the bell which they would react to accordingly once it rang. We will discuss a baby’s sleep training and not dogs cue to feed.

The concept could be the same though here we know that the baby is not a dog but perhaps you should condition him similarly. Pick your baby’s sleeping cues by following your baby’s routine.

These will be essential in helping your baby to sleep because you will look out for the time she sleeps and what she does and know that the is preparing to sleep.

This is a good concept I’m sure. It is not easy to implement as it is easy to write. There are some components which should be captured for it to work.

You should get a program for the baby to be followed daily. The reason behind this is that a schedule leads to consistency which to predictability. These steps if followed daily every night the baby will predict and know what comes after the current activity and detect the cue that is supposed to be for sleeping.

There are times when you feel you would like you should help the baby settle and other times you feel like letting her sleep on her own.

During the times when you decide that you want to put the baby to sleep make sure you do it consistently and gently.

Swaying rhythms helps a baby to go to sleep. The swaying if needed should be gentle for the baby’s relaxation because if it is done fast the baby will think it’s a cue to play.

The next schedule that should be implement is the parents. Bathing time is one such cue. If you design your schedule in a way that after bathtime there is some activity centered on sleeping it should not be a problem if you tell them to go to bed.

To conclude, babies start their lives in the womb, and they more accustomed to it. A baby will feel quite insecure if they came into the world with a lot of vitality. For a baby to sleep properly the transition from the womb to the world should be gentle and smooth.