Every parent knows that putting your baby down to sleep is one of the hardest and most challenging things you can do, and dreads the fact that they will need to get up several times during the night to put their crying baby back to sleep. But does that really need to be so? Read on for some tips and tricks that you can follow to help your baby get over her sleepy tantrum and get back to sleep faster than ever.
Is my baby over-tired? Not yet tired? Hungry? Bored? While you may never know the exact reason for an upset baby, there are some signs that your baby is tired that you can look out for. Start to look for some of these signs in your baby and you will start to learn their own signals that they are ready for bedtime.
Usually at some point after the age of about 6 months, babies are beginning to move. Crawling however may not start until they are anywhere up to about 12 months old. While crawling is an important skill for your baby, and a big milestone in their development, your baby will crawl when they are ready.