It’s a question that all new and exhausted Mothers want an answer to. I get it, you’re tired. You’re begging for sleep. In your comatose state you take to google and type in the words: “When do Babies sleep through the night?” You’re hoping that the search engine will provide you with some magical answer that will induce sleep for you and your child. It almost feels like pressing that search button will give you the answer you need so much, “Right now, your baby will sleep through the night today.” As though the search engine can answer your every plea. We all know that’s not how it works. In fact, searching this question can be just as disappointing as the answer itself.
When do Babies Sleep Through The Night?
The answer to that question is very different depending on who you ask. My Daughter started sleeping through the night at 6 months old. Not a peep all night from 7pm-7am. We were so happy! To this very day (she’s 10) she STILL sleeps so well every single night and has never had any issues, bedtime has always been bedtime. No battles, no fussing, no crying. On the other hand, my son, didn’t sleep through the night until he was 2 1/2. TWO and a HALF! I was exhausted, I tried everything. We have always been very routine oriented, schedule oriented, and strict with bedtime and somehow, nothing we did made any difference. The kids both were very different in their sleep habits.
So to answer your question of When do Babies sleep through the night? I say, It depends on the child.
That may not be the answer you want to hear, but it’s the truth.
I am sorry you are tired. Just remember, this too shall pass and your beautiful baby will sleep through the night eventually, with the right support.