Parents are no stranger to sleepless nights. But while a crying baby who refuses to sleep at bedtime is part and parcel of parenthood, it still helps to find strategies to manage it. Here are some tips para sa mahimbing na tulog ni baby.
Calm your baby
The home remedies for sleepless babies include calming their senses. Experts say that this step reduces their cortisol levels, which is the hormone that energizes them.
Mommies often calm their babies by rocking them gently or singing lullabies. In case these classic practices don’t work, consider these doctor-approved steps:
- Baby massage
- Bathing and changing them into fresh clothes and nappy.
- Swaddling; you can only do this until they begin to roll.
- Dimming the lights
- White noise or tranquil sounds
- Feeding them until they are drowsy or relaxed, but still awake.
The key is to reduce activity close to bedtime and induce relaxation in babies.
Create a schedule
Interestingly, experts emphasize that mahimbing na tulog ni baby can be achieved through a sleep-wake schedule. They may be too young to understand time, but their body responds well to regularity and patterns.