So there's so much discrepancies on sleep training. And like I've tried it when my daughter was a newborn, it didn't work for us. So I honestly just gave up my own mental health and wellbeing. But I'm just wondering, what are your opinions on sleep training?
I always waited until after their first birthday to like sleep train them to get them to sleep by themselves only because like when they were babies like they were going through like the sleep progression so I didn't want to take a chance.
I don't want to take a chance of me sleep training them and then the sleep aggression comes into place and then messing it all up. So I just found it easier to do it after their first birthday and it always worked for my kids and they've done great. Excellent with it.
So honestly what I did was I never really followed like any of the sleep training methods on the internet. I kind of just like did my own thing and what worked for me and my kid obviously it might be different for yours.
And after giving him a few minutes, if I felt like he wasn't calming down and he was getting worse, I would go back in his room and I would lay with him again. And just keep on, I just kept on doing that same process.
At first for maybe like two or three weeks it was a lot of back and forth but every night he got just a little bit better to where if I walked out he would be fine but he would wake up in the middle of the night and then we would
And when he did wake up in the middle of the night, I would just do the same thing. I would stay with him for a little bit. Um, for like either until he falls back asleep on his own or maybe like 20 to 30 minutes like I did in the beginning.
And I don't know if you have like a white noise machine, but I got the one that changes colors like slowly to where like if you're looking at it, it kind of like relaxes you. It relaxes me and it makes me sleepy even.
It comes with a lot of sounds. It has like about a handful of like lullaby musics and it also has like a fan noise, even a car noise which is kind of odd and then it has like a tv static sound and then it has like...
And then it even has like this lady going shh, shh, and I never put it on that one because it's like really creepy. But if you ever need anything or need any more advice, just message me and I will be glad to help you out.