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5 Tips to Getting Baby to Sleep Better and Longer


One of the biggest challenges by far when bringing baby home is getting him/her to sleep. As a maternity consultant, I get many questions from new parents about sleep. They often want to know “When should my baby nap and for how long?”, “Should I let my baby cry it out?”, or the always famous, “Why is my baby waking at night?”. Unfortunately, sleep is a topic that will continue to resonate well into the toddler years, but that doesn’t mean a parent can’t reduce or eliminate sleep issues. Here are a few simple steps that have worked for my clients and (still do) for me to get baby to sleep better: Continue reading