During the first few weeks after becoming a mom, all I could think about were my baby's short naps, the constant night wakings, and wanting to be held all the time. Google became my new friend, and I was desperately trying to figure out what was going on. I mean, there had to be something wrong! And all I could find at first were bad sleep associations, sleep props, and self-soothing. My baby had to learn to fall asleep on her own. Even if it meant letting her cry. But it didn't feel right for me...
That's why I kept digging. I didn't leave out one little research or book. And it opened my eyes. Instead of obsessing about how my baby was sleeping, I started to understand why why she was sleeping the way she did. And I realized something very quickly. My so-called bad sleeper did nothing unusual for a baby, actually.
Finally understanding normal baby sleep lifted a heavy weight from my shoulders. I worked on my mindset and my expectations towards my baby. It was only then that I was able to enjoy new motherhood. And instead of listening to the opinions of others, I tried my own gentle methods to help my baby sleep better naturally without stress or pressure. And after trying for a few weeks, my baby already had 2-hour naps, and we were able to stop the bedtime fights.
I wrote down all my strategies and methods and created the baby sleep guide. I am also in the process of becoming a certified baby sleep professional. I want to help other parents who, just like me, got so sucked up in their baby's sleeping behavior and don't know how to escape. You and I are not so different. I was exactly where you are today. With all my tricks and methods in my sleep guide, I want other parents to see that their baby can sleep better with gentle approaches.