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  • Emma H

    March 20, 2024 at 9:29 pm

    Hi Vivian,

    Great question!

    What you will find is your baby’s bedtime will naturally start to creep forward between 3 – 4 months of age. It will become consistent (occurring within the same 30-minute window) by around 4 months of age. To help his bedtime shift to an earlier time, you could gradually move his bedtime forward by 10 -15 minutes every 2 – 3 nights until you reach your desired bedtime.

    Another way you can help move bedtime earlier is by starting the day within the same 30-minute window, so having a set wake-up time. If you are aiming for a 7 pm bedtime eventually, I would try and make that wake-up time around 7 am. Having a set wake-up time will help reset your baby’s circadian rhythm and lead to a consistent bedtime.

    I’m not sure if you had a question about catnaps. If you want advice on how to manage them during the day, have you been able to watch the video on catnaps?

    I hope this helps!