DEALING WITH THE 45 MINUTE INTRUDER
WHAT IS THE 45 MINUTE INTRUDER?
The 45-minute intruder is when your baby wakes up 45 minutes into the nap. The 45-minute intruder can be quite stressful for you as a parent.
KNOW THE SLEEP HIERARCHY
I have sleep hierarchy for different ages. I have different rules I apply based on age.
HONESTLY LOOK AT YOUR BABY’S SELF-SOOTHING ABILITY
All babies transition at right about 45 minutes into a nap.
KNOW YOU WILL MAKE MISTAKES
GIVE BABY TIME TO GO BACK TO SLEEP
ACCEPT AND DON’T STRESS. DON’T TAKE IT PERSONALLY
More Baby Sleep Help:
What to do When Baby Wakes During Naps