The Dream Feed Method

How We Got Our Babies Sleeping from Dusk Till Dawn. Without Crying-It-Out
by Jason Freedman, Stacy Karol, Eileen Aicardi & others

Publisher: BookBaby

Publication Date: May 28, 2018

ISBN: 9781543932386

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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What if we could assure you that within four months of giving birth to your child, your baby will sleep peacefully from dusk till dawn? That without using the cry-it-out method or any traumatizing sleep-training techniques, your baby will be happily, peacefully, consistently asleep for 12 hours every night? Enter the Dream Feed Method—a tried and true way to get your baby on a regular sleep schedule and have the energy to fully love your baby, your partner, and yourself. Your friends with kids may have already scared you with stories of getting up two or three times a night for the first 18 months. But what if your experience could be different? What if your put your baby down at 7:00 and she put herself to sleep within a few minutes? You wouldn't feed, soothe, or listen to cries until 7:00 a.m. the next morning. What would it mean for your life, your marriage, and the well-being of your baby? The Four Principles of the Dream Feed Method 1. Start in the First Four Months 2. Empower Your Partner to Use Top-Up Bottles 3. Preempt Crying with Dream Feeds 4. Dream Feed a Little Bit Earlier Each Night Pick the One Sleep-training Philosophy That's Right for You There is no one-size-fits-all approach. There is no right and wrong. There is no good parenting and bad parenting. Sleep training, like all other parenting decisions, is about making the best decision you can. If, in the end, you and your baby sleep a little less or a little more, you'll both still be fine. You're going to be fine, because you're a parent. You're going to make the decision that's right for you. No person on the planet has the right to tell you how to parent your child. Love your child with the very best of intentions. Try to do what's right. Try with all your might to block out everyone who tells you otherwise. The Dream Feed Method is one of many decisions that you and your partner will make as parents about how to raise your child, regardless of how others try to influence you with their ...