One of the greatest tortures for parents of babies is not sleeping properly . It is worse than the insistent crying of a baby, worse than dealing with a child tantrum and much worse than despair before children who eat poorly. This is why most parents usually ask during the first years of the baby's
One of the greatest tortures for parents of babies is not sleeping properly. It is worse than the insistent crying of a baby, worse than dealing with a child tantrum and much worse than despair before children who eat poorly. This is why most parents usually ask during the first years of the baby's life: but when will he sleep through the night?
At what age do babies sleep all night?
The answer is not to the liking of many but there is no choice but to accept that it is normal for babies not to sleep all night until at least two years. The first months are awakened by hunger and later by a need for contact, by some fear or discomfort. Without forgetting that when they finally sleep all night, there will be periods when catarrhs, allergies or other discomforts wake them up.
First-time parents tell us about the change that a baby will have for our nighttime rest, but we have to live it to really understand it. I have some friends who only had one daughter because for two years it was impossible to sleep at night. My friend was consumed little by little of exhaustion and swore not to go through the same thing again. There are babies who from the beginning are able to assimilate the different periods of wakefulness and sleep and sleep very well, they are even able to rest for8 hours in a row at 3 or 4 months
. However, the normal thing is that during the first and second months, we have to get up every two or three hours for the baby to eat and this makes rest almost impossible. The third month the shots are spaced out and, with luck, we may do only two or three shots at night. By the fourth month, the baby may already be able to sleep 7 hours in a row, an accomplishment! There are many parents who tell how their children began to sleep more hours when introducing complementary feeding after 6 months. According to them, their babies satiated and slept longer. However, experts explain that it is not a question of the amount of food the baby eats, but of its maturity. There are babies who eat a lot and keep waking up and others, worse eaters who sleep peacefully. That's whythe baby's ability to sleep depends on his age
. There is not a day that we can mark in the calendar, having children implies certain sacrifices, in addition to many satisfactions, and we must take them as best as possible. If you feel irascible, nervous, exhausted or in a bad mood for not resting well, you can take turns with your partner to take care of the baby at night or try to sleep small naps during the day, taking advantage of what the baby does. And, above all, use large doses of ... patience!