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8 Ways to Get Baby to Sleep at Night

By JustMommies staff

Are you walking around like a zombie because your baby is keeping you up at night? Did you know that the top desire of most new parents is to get more sleep? In a 2012 BabyCenter survey, families with new babies reported that getting more sleep was their greatest wish—even before having more time or
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Are You Making These Baby Sleep Mistakes?

By JustMommies staff

Baby sleep. It's the elusive enigma we mamas research, question, chase, and worry over (especially those of us new to the playing field!). Are we doing the right things? Are we harming our little ones? Scarring them emotionally? They're crying; we're tired. SO tired. There's got to be an easier solution
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Baby Sleep Training: Cry It Out Methods

By JustMommies staff

When it is time to teach your little one to sleep on his or her own, and you have decided that you are comfortable letting your child do a certain amount of crying to get there, then you are probably likely to choose one of the “Cry It Out” sleep-training techniques. Contrary to what it sounds like,
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Baby Sleep Training: "No-Cry" Methods

By JustMommies staff

Many parents dread the idea of “sleep training” because they fear that it will involve many hours and nights of listening to their child scream and cry. However, there are several techniques for getting your baby to sleep that don’t involve tears. If you don’t like the idea of using a “cry
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Bedtime Rituals for Babies

By Stacy DeBroff

Does uttering the phrase "bedtime" send your toddler into squeals of hysterical protest? Do you sink onto your sheets in grateful exhaustion each night, only to hear the plaintive call of "Mommy" as your child creeps through your bedroom door? Then you are in desperate need of these terrific tips, designed
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Early Bedtime Means Better Baby Sleep

By Elizabeth Pantley

In their efforts to encourage their baby to sleep better, one approach that many parents use is to put their baby to bed later in the evening. They think, “If he’s “really tired” he’ll sleep better, right?” Wrong! This often backfires because Baby becomes overtired, and chronically sleep-deprived.
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Getting Baby to Sleep in the Crib

By JustMommies staff

Your new baby loves to be held close, and for some reason it’s just as comforting to you. That’s why many parents get into a cozy little bedtime routine that involves rocking, nursing, offering a warm bottle, or even simply letting their little ones drift off in Mom’s or Dad’s arms. But sooner
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New Study on "Cry it Out" Sleep Training

By JustMommies staff

A new study recently published in the journal Pediatrics says that it’s okay for parents to use “cry it out” methods to get their babies to sleep at night. The debate has been out on whether or not “cry it out” sleep training methods cause psychological damage to children. This study found
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New Study on "Cry it Out" Sleep Training

By JustMommies staff

A new study recently published in the journal Pediatrics says that it’s okay for parents to use “cry it out” methods to get their babies to sleep at night. The debate has been out on whether or not “cry it out” sleep training methods cause psychological damage to children. This study found
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No Sleep ‘Till Kindergarten: Helping Your Baby Get Their Zzz’s

By Nancy Da Silva

It’s midnight and your little bundle of joy is screeching bloody murder. You’ve fed him, changed him and rocked him. What could possibly be wrong?It’s most likely the simplest of human experiences, brought on the by the most basic of needs. He’s tired and wants to sleep. So why can’t he just
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