Is there anything worse than your baby waking early in the morning? Day after day can lead to some dreadful feelings of sleep deprivation and overwhelm - especially if you've also been awake throughout the night!
It's an hour before your alarm is to go off, but you and your baby have been battling going back to sleep for what feels like eternity. No matter what you try, they just won't settle back down into sleep. And you're so exhausted you find yourself dozing while rocking or feeding. Does this sound familiar?
If so, know that you are not alone. In fact, early waking is something I hear about SO often. And it can also be one of the most challenging baby sleep struggles to actually fix. That’s because there are many many things that go into an early waking - and they truly all need to be tackled at once in order to truly change your baby’s patterns. Let's take a closer look: