When it comes to helping a little one develop healthy sleep habits, sometimes that means there can be some crying or intermittent involvement with a parent. This can be challenging in its own right, but can be compounded for parents if they also have other children in the house to consider.
Here are some ways to overcome some very common sleep challenges when considering more than one child:
Ultimately you have to find something that works for your family and some of these responses can be a bit too general for some of your experiences. If you have specific questions around these points and need some tailored tools to help with sleep in your household, don’t hesitate to reach out and ask!
Ashley Cooley is a birth, baby and sleep specialist living in Dartmouth, NS with her husband and their three girls.