At 8 months, you can use a sleep training technique to help your baby sleep through the night. The critical part in this is finding an approach that will work for them and their 8 month old brain and something that the family finds appropriate. At this age, your baby is very close to being a toddler, and that comes with a more strategic brain. More importantly, your baby's body clock changes at 8 months to a 2 nap schedule.
It's important to find the right schedule for your baby's 8 month old body and then agree as a family to follow the same approach and remain consistent so that your baby does not feel there is an alternative interpretation of nighttime sleep rules. Otherwise, your baby's scientific brain may come forward and make sleep training significantly more difficult.
In the Lovebug app, we can put together a plan for you to get your baby sleeping. At this age, we'd recommend starting with the Essentials Plan or the All-Access plan to get a live video call with our head sleep consultant. After your baby is consistently sleeping, the schedule plan can help you keep their body clock on track.
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