A sleeping baby is a welcome sight for a new mom, but are you sure that your little one's sleeping environment is safe and well equipped for baby sleep? Learn three ways to ensure you both have restful nights. Read Top Tips for a Safe Night’s Sleep
Your little one needs some help to learn how to fall asleep
and stay asleep. Baby sleep training involves establishing a bedtime
and nap routine that signals it's time to wind down. Find out more
from this video.
With any luck, your little one is starting to sleep through the night. Of course, baby sleep concerns are still common at this age. Discover baby sleep solutions that will help make your nights restful. Read Common Baby Sleep Concerns: 4 to 6 Months
My daughter is now almost 4 months old. Because we have only one car, and I pick up my husband from work after 10 p.m., we put the baby to sleep at 10:30 or 11 p.m. Everyone tells us it's bad for her to go to sleep this late, but we don't have anyone to stay with her while we're gone. Will this hurt her? What is the "right time" to put her down? Please help! Read Is it OK to put my 4-month-old to bed at 10:30 each night?
My daughter is 10 weeks old and since about 4 weeks has slept most comfortably in her infant carrier seat. She sleeps pretty much through the night or gets up only once, then falls right back asleep. We recently tried putting her in her crib to sleep. She now gets up about every hour or two and has difficulty getting back to sleep. Is it medically unwise to allow her to sleep in the infant carrier seat? Read Is it OK to let my 10-week-old daughter sleep through the night in her infant chair?
Our clever newborns quickly figure out that sucking on their fingers is soothing when they're upset. We can help comfort our babies, too, by rocking them, swinging them in a swing, or carrying them in a front pack. Get more comfort tips. Read Soothing Sucking and Other Comfort Measures
At 4 months, babies still need to be put to sleep on their back. This helps protect against SIDS, sudden infant death syndrome. Other precautions we can take include keeping pillows and fluffy bedding out of the crib. Get more tips. Read Keep Your Little Sleeper Safe
Our babies need some consistency at night in order to fall asleep and stay asleep more readily. Need tips for your bedtime ritual? How about a cuddle in a special chair, a song or a story — then into the crib. Night-night! Find out more. Read Stick With a Nighttime Routine
Whether you're a new parent or an old pro, you probably wonder from time to time if your baby is getting enough sleep. (You know you're not getting enough!) Check out these handy age-based sleep guidelines. Read Baby Sleep Patterns