As parents, it’s natural that we want our babies to have nights of sleep that are as blissful as possible. This means that we’re usually doing everything we can to ensure that they’re in a relaxing environment. However, there’s also something to be said about exposing your baby to noisier environments from time to time while sleeping. Although this may seem counter-intuitive, here’s why it’s important for your baby to learn to sleep through noise.
Sometimes You’ll Have No Choice
As you continue to raise your baby through a wide variety of circumstances and scenarios, you’ll find that you won’t always be able to provide the most perfect sleeping environment for them. For this reason, it’s good to prepare them to be able to handle this scenario. To be clear, we’re not recommending that you blast music in their room. We’re merely stating that you don’t have to always be on pins and needles while they’re sleeping, because they should learn to get used to a little bit of noise.
Learning to Adapt
Without getting too symbolic, it’s important to compare the notion of adapting during sleep to the idea of adapting throughout life. Babies are sponges, and it’s the best time for them to be instilled with valuable life lessons. To that end, teaching them to adapt to noise during sleep is actually teaching them to adapt to unexpected life circumstances as well.