Updated: Dec 3, 2021
If you are a parent the chances are good that you have been through at least one sleep regression, and they are not always easy to understand and navigate. Don't worry there is an answer and a solution to your sleep regression troubles! We are proud to introduce our new in-depth guide that will take you through each sleep regressions and help you proactively understand how to get through them at each age.
We developed The Complete Guide to Sleep Regressions with your busy schedule (and exhaustion!) in mind. The 7 video-based lessons are all less than 15 minutes and include ways to help your family prepare and survive sleep regressions until the age of three!
The Complete Guide to Sleep Regressions is self-paced, allows repeat access as new sleep regressions are on the horizon, and offers quick takeaways for you to reference as you navigate each regression.
What's in the Guide?
This guide was created in collaboration between a certified sleep consultant, Kelley Thompson, and a pediatric occupational therapist, Bailey Garcia, in order to help you understand not only the sleep changes happening but also the developmental changes. The Complete Guide to Sleep Regressions covers everything from what exactly a sleep regression is, how to address it at each stage, and how developmental milestones effect your little one's sleep from the newborn stage until the age of 3!
What are Sleep Regressions?
Signs of Sleep Regressions
Why do They Happen?
Common Ages Sleep Regressions Occur (Chart)
Fundamentals of Sleep
Laying a Solid Sleep Foundation
Healthy Sleep Environment
Establishing a Bedtime Routine
4 Month Sleep Regression
How Sleep Has Changed
Matured Sleep Cycle
Helping Your Little One Through the 4 Month Sleep Regression
Example 4 Month Schedule
7-9 Month Sleep Regression
Big Developmental Changes
Navigating the Milestones
3 to 2 Nap Transition
Helping Your Little One Through the 7-9 Sleep Regression
Example 7-9 Month Schedule
12 Month Sleep Regression
Beware of the 2 to 1 Nap Transition
Helping Your Little One Through the 12-13 Month Sleep Regression
Example 12-13 Month Schedule
18 Month Sleep Regression
Big Emotions and Big Expectations
Helping Your Little One Through the 18 Month Sleep Regression
Example 18 Month Schedule
24 Month Sleep Regression
Big Changes in Language and Cognitive Skills
Thinking About Moving to a Toddler Bed?
Helping Your Little One Through the 24 Month Sleep Regression
Example 24 Month Schedule
36 Month Sleep Regression
The "Why?" Phase
Changes in Sleep Needs
Helping Your Little One Through the 36 Month Sleep Regression
Example 36 Month Schedule
This Guide will Help You to:
Prepare for all sleep regressions 4 months through 3 years of age
Help you understand why sleep regressions occur
Provide quick takeaways to help your child through each sleep regression
Establish the fundamentals of sleep
Feel confident and prepared to tackle each new sleep regression