Trying to get pregnant? Make sure you know the bottom line on baby-making—what you don't understand can affect your bub-to-be's health.
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Without being militant, there are ways to encourage good sleep habits right from the start, says Chicago pediatrician Marc Weissbluth, M.D., author of Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child (Random House, 2005). His suggestions:
First few days home Your baby will be very sleepy. Try not to stay up gazing at him as he snoozes--you may be able to handle it now, but you'll soon regret racking up sleep debt.