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  • Babies and Toddlers
    Sleep and Nap Schedules
    Getting Your Baby to Sleep
    Getting Your Baby to Sleep Getting a child to sleep on her own is not an easy thing to do. You have to be strong. I did a great job with my oldest child, but to this day I have trouble with my younger children and bedtime. The trick is to outla...
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    Getting Baby on a Sleep Schedule
    Getting Baby on a Sleep Schedule Sharing in a bedtime ritual is the fun part of getting your baby to sleep. Putting him down and getting him to go to sleep is the hard part. After rocking, cuddling, nursing, feeding, reading, singing, telling st...
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    When Can an Infant Sleep on Her Belly?
    When a baby can get onto her belly by herself, it's okay for her to sleep that way. ...
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    Putting Baby to Bed
    Putting Baby to Bed Q-tip During most of the first year, you may find a pacifier more trouble than it's worth. If it falls out of her mouth while she's going to sleep or later, in the middle of the night, she probably won't be able to find it he...
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    Your Baby and Sleep
    Your Baby and Sleep How much sleep does your baby need? The amount of sleep a baby gets varies greatly with the individual. Age plays a factor; your baby will probably need two to three hours less sleep at the end of her first year than she did...
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    Tips on Going to Sleep, Staying Awake, and Crying
    Tips on Going to Sleep, Staying Awake, and Crying My sister had a birthday party for my seven-year-old niece. My other niece, who was just eight months old, was as happy as could be sitting in the high chair at the table with all the other little...
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    Sleeping Through the Night
    Where Will Your Baby Sleep?
    Where Will Your Baby Sleep? Even if you have a well-designed nursery and a beautiful crib, it can be tough to decide where your baby will sleep. Should you put her in her crib right away or use a bassinet or side sleeper to keep her close? Or d...
  • Babies and Toddlers
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    Adding Cereal to Baby Formula
    Adding cereal to a bottle to help a baby sleep is a myth. ...
  • Babies and Toddlers
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    Infant Won't Take Naps
    Paying attention to an infant's cues (for example, waiting until he seems tired) and keeping to certain routines with naps can be helpful in getting him to nap. ...
  • Babies and Toddlers
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    Infant Has Flat Head
    Learn about the connection between sleeping position and a flat head in babies. ...
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    Sleeping Through the Night
    8 Essential Products to Help Babies & Toddlers Sleep
    Are you struggling to get your baby to sleep through the night or to get your toddler to fall asleep (and stay asleep!) at bedtime? Check out these helpful and soothing sleepy-time products that some other parents swear by. ...
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    Bottle Feeding
    Bottle at Bedtime
    Find out what you need to do to get an 18-month-old to give up her bedtime bottle. ...
  • Babies and Toddlers
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    Baby Hates Crib
    Find helpful tips on how to get a child to sleep in his crib. ...
  • Babies and Toddlers
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    Six-Month-Old Not Sleeping Through the Night
    It is important to establish regular routines with babies to promote longer periods of sleeping. ...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Sleeping Through the Night
    Should a Two-Week-Old Sleep Through the Night?
    You should not even attempt to get a two-week-old infant to sleep through the night, but there are some things that will help her sleep. ...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Bottle Feeding
    Bottles and Baby Teeth
    Find out how to break your child of the need for a bottle to get her to fall asleep. ...
  • Babies and Toddlers
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    Infant Sleep Patterns
    Learn what sleep patterns are normal in infants. ...
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    Nightmares
    Are Nightmares Possible Before the Age of One?
    The chances of a child younger than one year being woken up by what we term nightmares are slim to none. ...