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  • Emma H

    April 30, 2024 at 8:50 pm

    Hey Monique,

    Life does happen!

    The past two weeks have been a whirlwind with my older kids on school holidays and my youngest needing a quick trip to the hospital.

    It’s great to hear that you’ve made progress with removing the dummy at bedtime and that your little one adapted after a few nights. That’s a big step!

    Sucking is indeed a comforting behaviour that can help babies settle down, but it’s not essential for them to fall asleep.

    The challenge you’re facing with naps might stem from the fact that sleep pressure is the primary factor guiding your little one to fall asleep. Whereas at night, their circadian rhythm and sleep pressure work together, which helps them fall asleep more easily without a dummy.

    It sounds like your little one might just need a bit more time and practice to get used to falling asleep without the dummy during the day. With patience and consistency, I’m confident you’ll see improvements soon.

    I hope this helps!