At some point in a baby’s life parents encounter difficulties in getting him to sleep. It is a normal problem for a mother to make her child go to sleep without having to worry that they will wake up during the night. We are here to tell you that there is something you can do in order to solve this problem. This are our tips on how to get your six month old baby to sleep all night.
The first thing that you have to do when you are putting your baby to sleep is make sure that he is well fed. If he has not eaten enough than he will not sleep for long and he will be fussy. Feeding is one of the most common reason why parents have to wake up in the middle of the night. Whatever you do don’t feed him just before bedtime because he will have stomach pains.
Make sure you change your baby’s diaper before he goes to sleep. This way he will feel comfortable and fall asleep even thou there is a possibility that he will have and accident during the night. If you change your baby’s diaper just before he goes to sleep he won’t feel uncomfortable until later in the night.
You should make a routine for your baby’s sleep. If you do this you will help him sleep better and develop a normal routine of sleeping. Not sticking to a specific bedtime hour will make your baby confused about when it is time to go to bed. All you have to do is choose one hour when you think he should be in bed, this way you will make sure that he sleeps all night.
A day full of activities will consume all the energy that your baby has making it easier to put him to sleep. Do not let him sleep much during the evening because it will reduce the chances of him sleeping all nigh. When you go into his room to check if he is asleep do not turn on the lights because this will increase the chances of him waking up. Another tip from us is to put him in his crib when it is time to sleep, this will help him fall asleep quicker.
These are our advice on how to help your 6 month old baby to sleep.