What exactly does that mean? Many families call to ask for help “newborn sleep training” their baby.
Truth be told, it is really just a term many families use when seeking advice to help their baby sleep better/longer/easier. Each parent has a different need.
It may be to transition them to their crib, or their room, or out of the swaddle, or to get them thru the night. (which is 11 PM – 5 Am BTW)
In most cases with infants, we aren’t talking about scientific issues ie. circadian rhythm disorder. Mostly we are talking about undoing bad habits, teaching the baby to be on a schedule, and learning the routines that parents need to instill.
Here’s a breakdown of sleep with all babies-