sleep and babies

  1. Baby Gear

    Product review: Bright Starts InGenuity SleepEasy Playard

    This might look like your average playard, but looks can be deceiving. With a long list of hidden perks, this is my top choice in...
  2. Mom & Dad

    Why I’ve banned kids from our bed

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    After a month beside my preemie in the NICU, I’d heard enough horror stories from nurses to second-guess any notion of co-sleeping....
  3. First baby care

    Is swaddling safe?

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    As a labor and delivery nurse, I know nothing calms a fussy baby faster than a nice, cozy swaddle. But lately, there has been some...
  4. New Moms

    Let these celebrities put your baby to sleep

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    Ever wish, as you were rocking your baby to sleep, that you had Nick Lachey right there with you to sing a soothing lullaby? Yeah,...
  5. Baby & Toddler

    Put an end to the family bed

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    Sometimes co-sleeping lasts longer than it was originally expected to, and a member of the "family bed" must resort to the couch or...
  6. Baby & Toddler

    Crying it out is no big deal

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    A new Australian study claims that letting a baby cry himself to sleep is perfectly OK, and has actually found benefits for the new...
  7. Baby & Toddler

    The co-sleeping, bed-sharing family

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    Sharing your bed with your child is known as bed sharing or co-sleeping — the baby or toddler sleeps on the same surface as his...
  8. Baby & Toddler

    What comes after the crib?

    Has your toddler outgrown his crib? Does he climb out or refuse to sleep in a crib? If you said yes, you’re not alone. You’re also...
  9. First baby care

    Finally, the baby's asleep

    Let's face it, when your child isn't sleeping you're both destined for a cranky next day. A 2011 study published in the journal...
  10. Baby & Toddler

    My baby has a funny shaped head!

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    New moms are constantly checking to make sure their babies are on pace when it comes to developmental milestones. In the early weeks...
  11. Baby & Toddler

    Co-sleeping sometimes leads to murder

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    A baby died in his parents' bed in Texas, and his mom got convicted of child endangerment. Why, if co-sleeping isn't illegal? Read...
  12. Mom & Dad

    6 Benefits of co-sleeping with your children

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    Although popular media has worked hard to put a negative spin on co-sleeping, scientific evidence proves otherwise. Co-sleeping has...
  13. Baby & Toddler

    Twin co-sleeping deaths: Who is responsible?

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    The tragic co-sleeping deaths of twin baby boys in Idaho yet again sparks the co-sleeping debate. Is bed sharing really safe, or are...
  14. Baby & Toddler

    What to do when baby won't sleep

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    Sometimes our sanity and our family depend solely on the sleep habits of the baby, no matter how much caffeine we consume. Check out...
  15. Baby & Toddler

    Co-sleeping parents charged with murder

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    Tragedy struck a family in Utah, but the law isn't on their side. They have been accused of killing their infant son as he co-slept...
  16. Baby & Toddler

    Does letting your baby cry it out make you a bad parent?

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    The controversial subject of letting babies cry it out has come to the forefront recently after Psychology Today blogged about the...
  17. Child Development & Health

    What to do when your toddler sleeps on the floor

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    You've transitioned your kiddo to a toddler bed, but now she wants to sleep on the floor. Should you embark on a struggle to get her...
  18. Baby & Toddler

    Co-sleeping: The equivalent of putting your baby to bed with a butcher knife?

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    Recent ads put out by the Milwaukee Health Department, featuring a baby sleeping in bed with an enormous butcher knife, have riled...
  19. First time pregnancy

    Multi-tasking for new moms

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    If you are about to have a baby, you may worry about how you’re going to accomplish all that you are expected to accomplish now, but...
  20. Having a Baby

    Cry it out vs. comfort to sleep

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    When it comes to babies and sleep, parents can become exhausted just thinking about it! How many moms talk about sleep as though...