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Nighty Night Perfect Vacation Sleep Aid for Toddlers

Children are creatures of habit. As the parent of any toddler will attest, they love to play the same games over and over again and bed to hear the same bedtime story night after night. Parents may become bored, but … Continue reading

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Safe Sleeping Practices Reduce SIDS Risk

More than 2,000 babies in the U.S. die mysteriously every year, their cause of death inexplicable. Called Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS, it is a tragedy without symptoms or explanation, a heartbreaking diagnosis offered when all other possible causes … Continue reading

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ABCs of Safe Sleeping for Babies

Alone-Back-Crib are the ABCs of safe sleeping. Developed by public health officials to prevent infant fatalities, the ABCs of safe sleeping remind parents how to protect their baby from accidental death by creating a safe sleeping environment. Alone. Babies should … Continue reading

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More Baby Sleep Training Tips from the Baby Whisperer

Continuing our previous post, here are more baby sleep training tips from British “Baby Whisperer” Alison Scott-Wright, author of The Sensational Baby Sleep Plan: Learn to differentiate between your infant’s cries of distress and cries for attention. Always respond quickly to … Continue reading

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The Baby Whisperer’s Sleep Training Tips

Known as the “Baby Whisperer,” former British maternity nurse Alison Scott-Wright has developed a practical baby sleep training plan that has sleep-deprived new parents calling her a miracle worker. Her book, The Sensational Baby Sleep Plan, is a best-seller in … Continue reading

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Baby Sleep-Training Tricks from Britain’s Baby Whisperer

Sleep is the one thing new parents crave most. Getting up in the middle of the night to change and feed their new baby every 3 to 4 hours takes a toll. New parents are warned to expect their sleep … Continue reading

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Tips for Developing Healthy Bedtime Routines

In many American homes, the typical bedtime routine for children is: dinner, bath, TV, bed. As discussed in our two previous posts, watching television before bedtime increases children’s sleep problems. Researchers postulate that the quickly-changing images on television screens may … Continue reading

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The Effect Television Has on Children’s Sleep

Watching television right before bed can cause sleep problems in young children. A recent study by researchers at the Seattle Children’s Research Institute found that in families where watching television was part of the child’s bedtime routine, children consistently had … Continue reading

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Bedtime TV Can Disrupt Children’s Sleep

Like the proverbial elephant in the room, many parents tend to ignore the importance of reports linking television viewing to children’s sleep problems. Television has become such a constant component of American life that its ever-present drone has faded into the … Continue reading

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How to Develop a Family Bedtime Routine

In our last post we talked about the importance of developing a family bedtime routine and the challenge that can present when the children in a family have different sleep requirements. Children thrive on consistency. Routine provides a rhythm to their … Continue reading

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