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The 4 Month Sleep Regression: Why it Happens & How You Can Help!
2020-08-24
The 4 Month Sleep Regression: Why it Happens & How You Can Help!
Written By: Jamie Labbe, MSOwner/Founder of Oh Baby ConsultingPediatric Sleep ConsultantAs a pediatric sleep specialist, one of most common things I get asked about is whether there is an “X month sleep regression.” The short answer is yes as there are certainly noticeable sleep disruptions when your baby is working on a new skill or going through a mental leap. However, it’s actually a bit more complex than that. Though most true sleep regressions are due to progressions in other areas of your child’s development and normally subside within 1-2 weeks (if your little one was a good sleeper to begin with), there is one “regression” that is different from the rest in that it is a total reorganization of your baby’s brain and sleep cycles....

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