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We've all been there ... Exhausted from a day of baby care, you snuggle up under the covers, fall asleep as soon as your head hits the pillow and next thing you know ... Waaaaaaaaaaa. Your baby is awake (again) -- and so are you.
If you're the typical new (bleary-eyed) parent, it has probably been a while since you've had a full night of sleep. Looking for a bit more shut-eye? We've got some tips to help you get your baby to sleep and -- if your baby isn't quite ready to "cooperate" -- some expert advice.
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|Our Members Say ...|
I breastfed until my son was one year old. I would nurse him to sleep. He still won't ever go to sleep on his own. I still need to hold or rock him to sleep. My husband thinks I've "created a monster." What can I do?
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