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Why can't the baby sleep well? 3 + 3 rule of quality sleep for infants

Some common sleep disorders of babies' bad sleep

The baby is characterized by irregular sleep at night, restless sleep, easy to wake up and difficult to fall asleep again. This kind of restless sleep is often due to the discomfort of a part of the baby's body, so the baby's brain produces a certain intensity of excitement. For example, the baby is not fed; the baby feels thirsty; the room is too hot or the diaper is uncomfortable.

Some diseases can also affect children's sleep, such as tonsil hypertrophy or nasal obstruction of breath, pinworm caused by anal itching and so on. It has also been found that the sleep restlessness of a baby may also be affected by the emotional changes of the mother from pregnancy to postpartum.


Nightmares refer to children who wake up in the middle of the night after having nightmares with horrible contents and feel extremely nervous and anxious. They are common among school-age children aged 8-10.

The children of nightmare will see the terrorist events that threaten safety and life in their dreams, such as being chased by monsters, falling off a cliff or being persecuted and insulted. They often want to struggle but can't move. They want to escape but can't walk, just like being caught by the devil.

The difference between nightmares and night terrors is that children's nightmares are easy to wake up. After waking up, they wake up quickly. They can clearly recall the dreams they just had and feel very scared, but others can't see any obvious movement. Night terrors scare parents, but nightmares scare children themselves. Nightmares often occur in the second half of the night, while night terrors are most common in the first half to two hours of sleep.

There are several reasons for nightmares: some children have psychological conflicts or emotional anxiety in the previous period of time; some children watch horror TV in the daytime; some children have uncomfortable sleeping posture, such as sleeping under cover or with their hands pressed on their chest; some children suffer from cold, poor breath or abdominal pain caused by parasites.

Sleep disorders are not conducive to the healthy development of children. So, what kind of standard should your baby's good sleep Meet? How to let the baby sleep well, sleep sweet? 3 + 3 rules of high quality sleep for infants

1 "to": put the baby on the bed when he is sleepy, and cultivate his ability to sleep alone.

2 "want": want to let the baby and parents share the same room different bed, conduce to sleep continuously at night.

3 "want": to use diapers and other parenting behavior to improve the night sleep efficiency of the baby.

Three no

1 "don't": don't rely on cuddling or shaking and other soothing ways to let your baby sleep.

Don't: don't let your baby fall asleep only after feeding.

"Don't": don't interfere with your baby's sleep at night.