It is so tempting to an exhausted parent...putting their Sweet Pea in a crib and closing the door to let them cry it out so that they can all get some sleep. We encourage our students to nurture instead of ignore their infant's cry in class, and in today's VLOG we share why we suggest our students find other options:
Club Mom-Me Spring Family Fest:
Saturday, June 7, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa Huntington Beach
Club MomMe is a social, educational and wellness community for moms and moms-to-be. They provide a place for women to meet each other, make friends, learn about pregnancy and motherhood, and share unique experiences together. All attendees at each event receive a gift bag and a chance to win great giveaways like strollers, car seats, gear and more!
They have been kind enough to gift a SPB reader with a Family Ticket to the event on June 7, 2014 - wow!
Ahh – today’s blog post is inspired by the class on
postpartum we just taught and two of our sweet students who are going through
some sleepless nights with their daughters.
Warm thoughts and wishes for the sandman are being sent for them.
A common suggestion when babies are sleepless is to let them cry it out, also
known as CIO. I cringe when I see those
words. I believe that babies are meant
to be with their mamas for the first nine months of their lives – you can read
more about why I believe that
Every parent wonders when they are going to be able to sleep again. It comes up on message boards
everywhere: When will I sleep
again? How do I train my baby to
sleep? Can’t I just let them cry it out
If you know me, you probably already what my answer is…your baby was designed a
certain way. Their cry is a signal that
something is wrong and your attention is required to attend to your child and
build that confidence between you and them.
Your babies are not supposed to sleep through the night –