The Extinction Method is more commonly known as the Cry-It-Out Method to sleep training. In this approach, once you end your routines, you put your baby to bed and do not go to them unless there is a safety emergency. Independent babies or very sensitive babies really love this approach because the rules are very clear. They can figure out how to connect their sleep cycles in a few days.
If you are unsure if this approach is right for your family, watch this lesson in the Lovebug app and learn more about what types of families and types of babies thrive with this approach.
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