Now that Francis is sleeping more at night, she’s having a harder time falling asleep for her nap. Unless I’m carrying her around on my back, she fights sleep no matter how tired she is. I didn’t mind too much until I hurt my back and carrying her meant my back never had a chance to heal. Since a well rested baby is a happy baby, I needed to find another solution.
It wasn’t until another mom at my breastfeeding support group brought it up that I was reminded about white noise. Of course! Later that day when Frances started rubbing her eyes and getting inconsolably fussy that I downloaded a white noise app on my phone and gave it a whirl. Let’s just say it worked like magic.