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  • Emma H

    May 1, 2024 at 9:20 pm

    Hi Sarah,

    My little one is a lot better now. She just caught a virus, got bronchitis, and started to find breathing challenging. She has recovered now, which is great. She is back to her bubbly self!

    It’s great that your little one’s starting to settle in the crib with some shushing and patting. Even if he still falls asleep while you’re walking him around, that’s a positive step forward, as this type of sleep association can be easier to modify.

    In the coming weeks, try singing a lullaby as you gently walk him around the room, gradually reducing the amount of walking. For example, you might sing to him while walking just once around the room and then put him down in the crib while he’s still awake and use the settling pyramid to help him fall asleep on his own.

    It’s also great to hear that he’s beginning to have longer stretches of sleep. Although sleep patterns for babies around 3 months old start to become more predictable, you might still notice quite a bit of variability, which is completely normal as their sleep habits continue to develop.

    The timing of feeding before bedtime really depends on your baby. The key is to make sure he doesn’t fall asleep while feeding. If he stays awake during a later feed, that’s fine. However, if he falls asleep during this late feed, moving the feeding to an earlier part of the bedtime routine would be better.

    I hope that helps!