Separation anxiety usually peaks around 6 months and it increases when the baby is very tired. Your baby doesn’t want to sleep because he will want to be with you, nevertheless, it is nap time or bedtime.
Helping your child to self-soothe will can ease this problem. For this, you can use a pacifier or a special stuffed animal or blanket.
These objects can be useful toys to ease separation anxiety and weaken another habit which disrupts sleep in the nighttime.