No-Cry Newborn Sleep

AAP Updates Policy : Acknowledges that Bed-sharing Does Happen

AAP Updates Policy : Acknowledges that Bed-sharing Does Happen

Parents of babies are exhausted, and so most of them WILL fall asleep with their babies at times. When we simply tell parents “don’t do it” we don’t stop it from happening. We do stop parents from being honest with their health care providers, and we prevent them from getting the facts that they need to create a safe sleeping situation. It’s better to acknowledge that bed-sharing does happen and to provide parents with the safety information they need.

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Why “No-Cry”?

Why “No-Cry”?

When I had my very first baby, over twenty- five years ago, I immediately and irrevocably became a tender mother. I did not believe that my baby—or any baby—should be left to cry it out to sleep — ever. I thought it was a cruel and heartless way to treat the tiny little love of your life, and I could not understand how anyone could do it. However, I also believed that babies need their sleep, and so do their parents.

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Can You Sleep Train a Newborn?

Can You Sleep Train a Newborn?

Parents of newborns are very tired people. Sleep becomes their holy grail. In their blurry-eyed state they sometimes they ask really crazy questions. Can you sleep train a newborn? is the one of the irrational questions that sleep-deprived people ask. Here are four reasons that that question doesn’t make any sense:

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