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Solving Naptime Problems

By Laura Leavitt

toddler sleeping It is worth the effort to create a daily naptime routine.
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Solving Naptime Problems

By Laura Leavitt

toddler sleeping It is worth the effort to create a daily naptime routine.
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The Case against Cry-It-Out Methods: Why Attachment Parenting Works

By Laura Leavitt

mother comforting crying baby Weary mothers are often met with a barrage of seemingly helpful “sleep solutions,” from various family members and friends. Some suggested methods, while offering a possible system to attempt, may actually conflict with the mother’s natural parenting instincts. One such method, advocated by authors
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To Cry or Not To Cry: Helping Your Child Learn to Sleep

By Laura Leavitt

Mother breastfeeding baby on bus If you’re feeling sleep-deprived because of the nighttime waking habits of your little one, rest assured that you’re not alone. Getting your baby to sleep through the night is one of the most challenging, widely discussed, and hotly debated elements of new parenthood. Pretty much everyone agrees
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What is Dream Feeding?

By Laura Leavitt

baby breastfeeding baby on couch Dream feeding is the term adopted for a late-night feeding of a newborn. The main benefit of dream feeding is that it helps the baby sleep for a 4- to 5-hour stretch overnight, which allows mom to finally get some much-needed sleep. It's called dream feeding because the baby usually stays asleep through
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What is Dream Feeding?

By Laura Leavitt

baby breastfeeding baby on couch Dream feeding is the term adopted for a late-night feeding of a newborn. The main benefit of dream feeding is that it helps the baby sleep for a 4- to 5-hour stretch overnight, which allows mom to finally get some much-needed sleep. It's called dream feeding because the baby usually stays asleep through
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What Really Keeps New Parents from Sleeping

By Laura Leavitt

new parents sleeping by baby's crib While new parenthood has its sleepless nights, there are actually ways to reduce your stress.
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What to Do When Your Baby Hates Sleeping on His/Her Back

By Laura Leavitt

Baby sleeping face down Since the start of the Back to Sleep campaign in 1994, rates of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), the leading cause of death in infants under 12 months of age, has dropped by a whopping 50 percent, as reported by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). The campaign has
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When do Most Babies Start Sleeping Through the Night?

By Patty Malowney

sleeping baby when do babies start sleeping through the night It may not feel soon enough, but your baby will eventually develop sleeping habits.
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When Your Baby Learns to Climb Out of the Crib

By Laura Leavitt

baby trying to get out of a crib and crying All babies have different temperaments, and no place is this more evident than in the crib. Some babies are content to sing, play, or sleep for hours in the crib; others see the highest crib bar as yet another challenge to overcome. If they’re truly interested in climbing out, some toddlers will try
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