Sleep Therapist Reveals Her Secrets For Putting a Baby to Sleep in 30 Seconds

Good Morning America

Often at the end of a new mom’s pregnancy, she’s so uncomfortable that she’s counting the days until her due date and even hoping the baby will come a little bit early. Yet, pregnancy is hardly the end of the hard work. Parenting is just beginning.

If you have ever been around a newborn baby, you know that they can be delightful when they are sleeping and well resting, but a tired newborn can be exhausting for everyone. Nobody wants to hear a baby crying, and everybody needs their rest.

Many parents find themselves up at all hours of the night trying to get their new baby to fall asleep. Sometimes this can seem nearly impossible, but it turns out that there are actually several tricks that make it super easy to get a newborn to fall asleep in less than a minute. Yes, really.

Chrissy Lawler has four children, and she is also a sleep therapist. She knows the easy way to get a baby to fall asleep. It involves timing, swaddling and a few other tricks. Watch the video below to learn exactly how Lawler can get a baby to fall asleep in about 30 seconds.

We found it especially interesting that babies sleep best when they get more sleep. but adults sleep best when they are tired. This is something that is not common sense and good to know for anyone with a baby in the house.

Do you know anyone who is pregnant or who currently has a newborn baby? If so, we’re pretty sure they’d benefit from learning this easy to implement but extremely helpful parenting advice.

It’s important to keep in mind that every baby is different and as Lawler pointed out, parents are the true experts when it comes to their babies. If you’re having trouble trying to get a baby to fall asleep, these tricks are worth trying, but they may not all work for every baby.

If you have children, did you have trouble getting them to fall asleep when they were babies?