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Getting your baby to sleep through the night: The good (and maybe not-so-good) news

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November 19, 2018

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Sarah
November 27, 2018

There are no-cry methods of teaching a baby to self-sooth. I can recommend Susan Urban’s guide with her HWL method. I used that with my second child and was super-amazed with the results! Seriously gentle and working pretty fast. You can easily find it on amazon.

Muhammad Ilyas
November 26, 2018

Midnight wakening of babies is better with reference to their future to compare with the preference of the sleep with out the disturbance in the night of the new parents. Very useful motivational information.

Terry Goldman
November 21, 2018

OK, it’s ‘normal’, but why? What evolutionary advantage did it provide?

LT.BLT
November 22, 2018

Not all traits provide any advantage per se, it may be that it doesn’t cause any disadvantage.

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