Self-soothing, also known as self-settling, is the skill to fall asleep on your own, without any help. It’s a strong skill for your baby to develop as they get older – and a lifesaver for you too. All babies can learn to self-soothe with the right, gentle support. In this lesson Courtney will share her tips on how to teach your baby to fall asleep, and back to sleep, independently. She’ll also teach you some techniques to help baby settle to sleep when they need a bit of assistance.
Filipinos are very caring and are accustomed to soothing a baby every time they cry, but new knowledge shows us that sometimes the best way you can care for your baby is allowing them to take care of themselves in the little ways they can at this tender age. That way, you’ll also have more energy for self-care and becoming the best mom that you can be.