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Understanding Your Child’s Wake Windows

Updated: Aug 5, 2022

Many new parents will quickly find that there’s a big learning curve when it comes to raising children.

There’s learning how to breastfeed or bottle-feed.

Figuring out how to navigate life with a newborn.

Differentiating your child’s cries due to hunger, discomfort, and exhaustion.

While these unknowns can be frightening to some, it can also be a beautiful experience – you get to learn alongside your child.

When I first had my son Gabriel, I had no idea what I was doing. I felt clueless.

Like many things, trial and error was my best friend. After struggling with his sleep, I knew I had to do something, so I did a lot of research. And that’s when I discovered practices like “wake windows,” “eat, play, sleep,” and waking your baby up at a set time each day.