Yes! There are many different ways to sleep train a child. That’s the short answer.
The long answer is still “yes”, but with more explanation.
CIO is a term that means different things to different people. Whether you are referring to “Ferberizing” or “extinction”, both methods involve leaving the child’s room, at least for a few minutes.
If you are looking for something a bit more gentler, or to stay in the room with the child, then we have several options. However, please note, that none of them can guarantee no crying at all.When we begin to change the way a child has fallen asleep for several months, the usually show some protest. Since a baby can not speak, they cry when they don’t like something. Factors such as the age, personality and temperament of your child will effect the amount of crying, even if you are in the room with them.