The first year and a half is usually the worst phase of sleeplessness at night for the newborn and so the toughest phase for new moms as they struggle to cope with the maternal duties round the clock.
Does your baby also wake up suddenly in the middle of the night despite your best efforts to avoid it? If you are still clueless as to why this could be happening, read on to know what could potentially be the cause.
Here are some very common reasons that could be causing baby suddenly waking up at night:
If your baby is feeling too hot or cold
If there is an intrusive light that is affecting your baby’s sleep
If there is any sudden noise that affects baby at night
If your baby was recently ill
If there is a change in your baby’s routine, like a vacation
If your baby has just learnt a new motor or developmental skill and is trying it out at night
If your baby is about to reach a new milestone
If your baby is used to sleeping with a bottle or pacifier
If your baby is used to sleeping with a rocking or swinging motion
If your baby is not properly fed before bed
How Do I Prevent Baby Waking In The Night?
Whether your baby has always been waking up in the middle of the night or only recently doing so, it is possible to change the habit. Here are a few things you can try out to avoid babies waking in the night and ensures tight sleeps through the night:
1. Proper Temperature And Dress:
Ensure that the temperature in your baby’s room is comfortable. It should not be too hot or too cold for your baby. Dress your baby according to the weather and the temperature inside the room. Continue Reading >> Page 2