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Sleep: it's the elusive goal of every new mother. Believe it or not, a good night's sleep can be had with a new baby in the house. Here are our tips for encouraging good sleeping habits right from the start, and for putting your baby to sleep safely. Rest assured that you'll soon be bagging the ZZZs you so desperately need.
Sleep and Pregnancy
Here are safe solutions that can help you get the ZZZs you really need.
Sleep and Your Baby
Even before their babies are born, parents-to-be worry about how they're going to get the rest they need. Here are expert answers to the most common questions.
Without being militant, there are ways to encourage good sleep habits right from the start.
New ideas for helping you and your baby get through the night
There is good research that suggests babies who are swaddled sleep better and longer. Here's how.
Sleep is the Holy Grail of new motherhood: Everyone wants it; no one knows how to find it.
If All Else Fails...
Diminish the telltale signs of exhaustion with these simple tips.
Since your baby is used to being rocked and fed continually in the womb, he probably will feel most comfortable being held and nursed on demand once he's out.
World-renowned sleep researcher James McKenna, Ph.D., is among those challenging the recent conclusion by the American Academy of Pediatrics' (AAP) task force on sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) that sharing a bed with your infant is more dangerous than putting her in a crib.
Keeping your baby too warm may put her at risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), which peaks in winter and strikes most often between ages 2 and 4 months. Here are our tips for healthy slumber.
The 1992 "Back to Sleep" campaign by the American Academy of Pediatrics and other organizations has led to a 40 percent drop in sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) rates. However, a not-so-pretty side effect is a 50-fold increase in the number of babies with flattened heads, or positional plagiocephaly. Here's expert advice on avoiding this condition long-term.
Real Moms' Sleep Issues
Real Moms blogger Dana Rousmaniere's sleepless nights with a newborn in the house.
Is Real Moms blogger Dana Rousmaniere solving her babies' sleep problems?