sleep and babies

  1. New Moms

    Get better sleep as an exhausted new mom

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    Expectant parents get plenty of warnings about sleep deprivation. "Get your rest while you can," you're told. But you're not worried...
  2. Baby

    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...
  3. Tips & Advice

    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...
  4. Baby

    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...
  5. 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,...
  6. Baby

    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...
  7. Baby

    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...
  8. Baby

    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...
  9. Baby

    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. Here...
  10. Baby

    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...
  11. Baby

    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...
  12. Baby

    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...
  13. Tips & Advice

    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...
  14. Baby

    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...
  15. Baby

    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...
  16. Baby

    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...
  17. Baby

    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...
  18. K-12

    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...
  19. Baby

    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...
  20. 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...