At what age do any of you think your child should learn self soothing?

Blair P 0 likes

4 months

Ashlee B 0 likes

My son was in the NICU til he was about 2 months old and he was self soothing by his first month of life.

Ty B 1 like

Between 4 and 6 months. But every kid is different. Some kids learn earlier and some way later.

Katie C 0 likes

Start working on it by 3 months.

Coryn P 0 likes

My 14mo didn't learn how until she was almost a year old.

Leana N 0 likes

I agree start 4 months and work at it. But it depends on the kid. Some kids get it or are easily soothed. Some will throw up at any attempt of sleep training or self soothing.

Jamie 0 likes

4-6 months I think. My two month old is already show signings of doing this. I don't run to him Everytime he fusses. Only when he starts to cry.

Kacey J 0 likes


Katie G 0 likes

Never... It's a parents job to soothe your baby, not theirs they need us. They are babies. It's been proven that self soothing such as CIO method causes psychological problems later down the road. Please do your research...

Coryn P 1 like

Self soothing and CIO are two different things. One is sleep training, one is letting your child learn to be independent and not have to rely on you forever. Some kids learn this early, some don't. My 14mo can self soothe now but couldn't until a year, my 5week old can already calm herself down and fall asleep without me. But I don't let her cry just to let her cry.

Ty B 0 likes

I don't let my kids cry. My first used me as her pacifier for the first 6 months of her life. Then she was ok all by herself. My boy was born "self soothing "him self... When he cries or fusses is because he needs something. He will be six months this month. So every kid is different. They have their own time and needs... Follow ur extinct ;)

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