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newborn sleep patterns

Newborn Sleep Patterns — How to Nurture Your Baby the First Months

Newborn Sleep Patterns — How to Nurture Your Baby the First Months One of the top questions new parents ask is “How can I encourage good newborn sleep patterns with my baby?” They often wonder what they can do to help their babies take better naps and to sleep through the night. First, you must…

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sleep deprivation

Sleep Deprivation in New Parents: Learn All About Newborn Sleep

Sleep Deprivation in New Parents: Learn All About Newborn Sleep When you prepare for your baby, you make sure everything is in order, right down to your baby’s sleeping arrangements. You make sure that you have washed her clothes, set up the changing table, and you pack your hospital bag. You make sure that all…

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Sleep Regression After a New Sibling

Sleep Regression After a New Sibling Arrives? Getting Back on Schedule

Sleep Regression After a New Sibling Arrives? Getting Back on Schedule Once children learn to sleep well, they can take change in stride. They can become, as one mom called her toddler, an “Olympic sleeper.” Some kids do get thrown off by common childhood illnesses, travel and the like.  You can get them back on…

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facts about newborn sleep

Six Facts About Newborn Sleep: What You Should Know

Six Facts About Newborn Sleep: What You Should Know When you’re expecting, you plan for everything. You buy 20 different bottles, get at least three flanges for your pump, make sure you have ALL the options for swaddle blankets, and stock up on cute onesies. But as much as you may prepare, there is nothing…

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early rising baby

Early Rising Baby: Tips for When Your Baby is Up Too Early

Early Rising Baby: Tips for When Your Baby is Up Too Early So many babies between six and twelve months are starting to sleep in longer stretches over night. Parents are ecstatic that their baby is “sleeping through the night,” until they wake at the literal crack of dawn. Or perhaps the baby was sleeping…

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early rising and naps

Early Rising and Naps: Wake Time is Ruining Our Nap Schedule

Early Rising and Naps: Wake Time is Ruining Our Nap Schedule A reader named Ann wrote in for help with her son’s early rising and naps. She wrote: “I’ve been trying to get my 5 month old on a good nap schedule, but it’s so hard as he wakes up at different times each day….

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Newborn Sleep Schedule: What You Can Do for Some Sleep

Newborn Sleep Schedule: What You Can Do for Some Sleep For anyone looking for the answer to the question, “What does a newborn sleep schedule look like?” The answer is simple: There isn’t such a thing as a “normal” newborn sleep schedule. That’s probably not the answer you were hoping for, but you may find…

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common newborn sleep problems

Common Newborn Sleep Problems and What to Do About Them

Common Newborn Sleep Problems and What to Do About Them We’re each unique and so are our children. Parents often see this uniqueness reflected in the way their baby sleeps. Some babies arrive ready to be swaddled and have sweet dreams. Others fight sleep day and night. Your family’s sleep challenges may feel as unique…

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Newborn Sleep: 12 Things That You, as a New Parent, are Doing Right

Written by Andrea Strang, Certified Gentle Sleep Coach, Postpartum Doula, and owner of KinderSleep. One of the most common things I hear from parents is that they feel like they are “doing it wrong”.  There is nothing that can adequately prepare you for the journey into parenthood. You may find yourselves feeling overtired and overwhelmed,…

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Newborn Sleep: 9 SIDS Prevention Tips Every Mom Should Know

October is National SIDS, Pregnancy, and Infant Loss Awareness month here in the United States. One of the biggest fears new parents have is SIDS, or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.  Though the rate of SIDS related deaths is currently at an all-time low, unexplained, sleep-related death still claims as many at 4,500 babies a year….

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