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Baby Sleep Questions

Most babies don't sleep through the night. And most parents are exhausted. But for many babies, their sleep can be improved with a bit of help. Do you recognise any of these situations?

“My baby wakes up all the time.”

“My newborn won't go to sleep without being carried”

“When will my 9 months old sleep through the night, I am so exhausted…”

By browsing the baby sleep questions and answers below, you'll find out what's normal and not as well as get many tips on how to improve your baby's sleep pattern.

You can also check out our baby sleep section here.

Something to remember – if your baby is newborn, 4 months old, 9 months old or 18 months old and wakes up a lot, it is completely normal. These are all stages that are known to involve shaky sleep for the baby. When newborn, a baby's sleep is shallow and the sleep cycles are short. 4, 9 an 18 months are all development stages, when most babies are a bit harder to settle. You can learn more about babies' sleep patterns month by month here.

5-Month-Old Baby Refusing to Sleep

by Felicity (Richmond, VA) My 5-month-old baby will not nap during the day or sleep at night without an all out battle. He cries, screams, yells, stiffens up, arches his back, tears pouring down his face, etc. when it is nap time or bedtime. I know he is tired as he can barely keep his eyes open and when he …

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Infant Sleeping In Car Seat – Safe Or Not?

Infant sleeping in car seat

by Olga My 2 month old daughter falls asleep and has a good 2-4hs sleep only if I let my baby sleep in her car seat… I worry if it’s safe for her backbone and health in general. I’d really appreciate your opinion and advice. By the way, I’m very happy I ran across your site – I’ve found it …

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