Overview: In this episode, Courtney talks about short naps and how to handle them. She discusses the reasons why short naps happen and how to lengthen them. Finally, she reviews ways to keep your child awake to avoid the dreaded “five-minute” nap. 

 

What To Expect:

  • Nap changes for 3 and 4 months old (1:31)
  • Drowsiness and feedings (2:28)
  • Making sure baby is tired (5:00)
  • Exercise and naps (7:27)
  • Overstimulation and naps (8:20)
  • The dreaded five minute nap (10:00)

Link to Podcast: http://tinytransitions.libsyn.com/episode-12-short-naps 

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