Children’s difficulty in falling asleep often causes their parents a lot of trouble, which is related to the fact that children have not developed good sleeping habits since childhood. For example, it is a very bad habit for the head of the family to hold the baby while clapping, shaking and walking to urge it to sleep. Children often sleep very well in their mother’s arms. When they are put on the small bed, they will marry late and cry. Then, what about children’s difficulty in falling asleep? Mom and dad have a trick! Let the small edition of Baibai safety net know about it with you!

In order to ensure that children have sufficient sleep, first of all, we should arrange a bedroom with soft light, fresh air, suitable temperature (22 ℃ – 24 ℃) and humidity (60% – 65%), quiet and warm, avoiding all kinds of sound and light intensity stimulation, and also prepare a comfortable, warm and fenced small bed for children. The mattress should not be too soft, the bedding should be clean and soft, and the thickness should increase or decrease with the seasons. In winter, sleeping bags can be provided for children, so as to avoid exposure of body and limbs and cold. Secondly, it is very important to cultivate children’s good sleeping habits from childhood, such as cultivating children to sleep in their own small bed, when they are sleepy, gently put children on the small bed, let them sleep naturally. In addition, training children to have regular sleeping habits is a good way to make children easy to fall asleep. Let children go to bed at a fixed time every day, stop playing activities before going to bed, and do all the preparatory work. After children sleep in their own small bed, cover the quilt, parents can accompany them for a while beside the bed, sing a children’s song or tell a small story gently, and then they can leave to let children go to sleep, No toys, picture books or things that can excite children should be placed on the bed to avoid affecting children’s sleep. It can help children develop a good habit of falling asleep.

Children occasionally have trouble falling asleep, tossing and turning around in bed, or crying, not willing to sleep, first of all, we should carefully clear the reasons, such as whether there is fever, stuffy nose, poor breath or abdominal discomfort, whether the clothes are too tight, the quilt is too thick and heavy, the bedroom is turbid, the stomach is hungry or full, the diaper is wet, urinate, etc., and may also be active during the day Excessive excitement, such as watching horror TV, listening to ghost stories, being nervous, or being scolded and punished by teachers and parents during the day, depression, anxiety, and too much thinking can induce sleep disorders.

After finding out the causes of difficulty in falling asleep, we should correct the causes, treat the patients if there is any disease, and try to avoid the daytime, especially after supper and sleeping foothold. Parents themselves should not be too anxious and nervous. They should treat their children’s sleep disorders calmly and patiently. They should not be impatient and rude. They should not only set rules for their children strictly and correctly, but also make them overcome their bad sleep habits happily.

With the growth of age, the development of nervous system is gradually improved, and most of the children will recover naturally, so there is no need to worry about it. If you have any questions about the benefits of early childhood education and other knowledge about children’s safety education, please continue to pay attention to the safety knowledge column of early childhood safety education of Baibai safety net.