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White Noise Machines Could Be Harmful to Infants

It's been proven that white noise does help babies sleep better at night. However, new research now is suggesting that that is the worst thing a parent can do. According to a new study published in Pediatrics, white noise machine...

When Baby Won't Go to Sleep

It's been weeks since you arrived home with your new baby, and you are exhausted! Sleepless nights with hours of walking back and forth trying to get your baby to fall asleep can be draining. You wonder, "Will my baby ever fa...

Baby Will Not Take a Nap

After months of sleepless nights and dark circles under your eyes, your little one finally began sleeping through the night as well as squeezing naps in during the day. But now, your little munchkin has decided that napping is not...

Baby Sleeping Too Long? Blessing or Curse?

We've all heard people refer to young babies who sleep through the night as "good babies." Although a baby's sleep pattern does not define her as "good," the truth is it can seem like a real blessing if you are...

12 Tips to Help Your Baby Sleep at Night

Ask any bleary-eyed new parent about the toughest challenges in bringing up baby and you'll hear one answer over all others; sleeping! And if baby isn't sleeping, no one else in the house is either. Babies aren't born with a sense...

Sleeping on the Go: Play Yards and Safety

Play yards can be a godsend when you are traveling or baby is staying over for the night or weekend at Grandmas, or when you are visiting childless friends. However, there are some reasons to be cautious when buying or borrowing t...

How to Get Baby to Sleep in His Own Room

Perhaps nothing brings out more experts in babydom than the topic of baby sleep. There are rows of books lining shelves in bookstores and libraries devoted to various aspects and techniques. Family bed, attachment parenting, cry i...

Baby Sleep & Crib Safety

Experienced parents and grandparents are a wealth of information, but when it comes to issues of sleep safety it's important to know the latest research and advice of professionals. For instance, since the "Back to Sleep" campaign...

Night Terrors

Night terrors is a sleep disorder that typically occurs in children aged three to twelve years, with a peak onset in children aged three-and-a-half years. It is estimated that one to six percent of children experience night terror...

Q&A: I'm having trouble getting my nine month old to sleep at night--she wakes up often to eat.

Q I' m having trouble with getting my 9 month old to sleep through the night, or for even 1 or 2 hours straight. She drinks about 8-9 oz of formula, burps, then falls asleep shortly after. In 1-2 hours, she's awake again for anot...

Should my baby be in a quiet enviroment when she sleeps?

Q Should my baby be in a quiet environment when she sleeps? A Babies are very good at "tuning out," and they do not really need to sleep in a perfectly quiet environment. It does help with some babies, but many babies are very h...

Q&A: Is it okay to try the Ferber Method at three months?

Q My three month old has been sleeping through the night for about 4 weeks. However, the only place she will sleep is in her car seat. I would like make the transition to her crib, but when I attempt this when she is either drows...

Q&A: My 9 month old will only nap in her crib

Q My baby is 9 months old. She is breastfed, and on a very good schedule. She takes two naps a day anywhere from 1 1/2 - 2 hrs. each nap. My problem is that she can only take naps in her crib, where it is dark and quiet. She is...

Q&A: My Baby only wants to catnap

Q My 6 month old only wants to catnap. I work full time, and try my best to keep to a daily routine, but it is very hard. She is a very healthy baby and doesn't seem to be lacking sleep. At times, the only way she will sleep for a...

Q&A: My Baby Will Not Take a Nap

Q My 6 week old baby won't take a nap during the morning or afternoon without a fight. Sometimes, it takes me three hours to put him to sleep. I check his diaper, feed, cuddle and warm him, with no results. I've heard there is a t...

Q&A: Baby Won't Sleep Through the Night

Q: My 12 month-old still won't sleep through the night, and she cannot go to sleep by herself. I rock her to sleep 3 times a day and it takes anywhere from 10 minutes to 1 1/2 hrs. to get her to sleep. Even if she is extreme...

Q&A: Newborn Baby Has Trouble Sleeping at Night

Q My sister's one-month-old baby boy sleeps easily in the daytime. However, he finds it difficult to fall sleep after midnight and cries most of the time even after being fed, burped and cuddled. It will be around 4 am that he ca...

The Best Sleeping Positions

The most important information a parent can remember is that SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) occurs far less when babies sleep on their backs. You are sure to encounter advice from well-meaning people that tell you "my kids...

Nap Time Routines

If you're a parent, you undoubtedly love nap time. You might even feel a little sheepish about just how intensely you crave that glorious chunk of time when your little one finally does the daylight doze. The freedom! You slip o...

Well Rested Mama on Co-Sleeping

We bought a new bed last week. It's a king size bed, and its hugeness fills our small bedroom, looking almost ridiculous. But we need it, because our family sleeps together most nights, and that takes space. So this new monstrosit...

Getting Your Baby To Sleep Through The Night

One of the hardest tasks in the first year of a baby's life is getting him to sleep through the night. When my husband and I brought our daughter, Cassi, home from the hospital we expected sleepless nights. Well, we lucked out. Al...

Should I let My Baby Sleep With Me?

Babies are much better off sleeping with their parents, but most advice given to parents these days is to have their baby sleep alone, in a separate room, at least by the age of six months. There is no evidence of any kind that it...

Q&A Why is My Baby Waking Up At Night?

Q My 10 12 month old wakes up two or three times in the night. She nurses and then goes right back to sleep. Is she doing this because she is not getting enough to eat during the day (she is not a good solid food eater)? Or is she...

Q&A: How do I get my baby to sleep on his own?

Q I'm a mother of a 18-month-old who was a 6 week premie and has been rocked to sleep since he was born. I still have to rock him to sleep. I have tried to let him go to sleep on his own, but he cries until I go to him. What can I...

Q&A: How do I get My Baby to Fall Asleep on Her Own?

Q I am wondering if you could help me. I have a 22-month-old daughter. She is nursing around three times per day and still sleeping in bed with my husband and I. My problem is that she will not go to sleep unless my breast is in h...

Q&A: Early Riser

Q My 8 month old son is a very early riser (4:30 a.m.-5:00 a.m.) - he sleeps through the night. He wakes up early and is very happy and doesn't seem to want to eat breakfast until at least 7:00 a.m. We have tried keeping him up l...

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