Sleep Basics

Establishing a bedtime routine can prevent sleep problems from happening. Learn about the basics of baby sleep at every age.

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Choosing the Best Sleep Training Method

Want your baby to sleep through the night? Learn about five popular sleep training methods, and get some helpful advice from real-life parents.

An Age-by-Age Guide to Sleep Training

Wondering when to start sleep training? While the ideal timing differs for every child, these expert-approved suggestions can serve as a guide.  

Why Inclined Baby Sleepers Are So Dangerous

Inclined sleepers like the Rock 'n Play have been called "deadly" by the AAP, and now, the Consumer Product Safety Commission is calling for their complete removal from shelves. Here's everything you need to know about the risky baby gear.

The Cry It Out Method for Sleep Training: A Parent’s Guide

Some parents swear by the cry it out method—also known as extinction sleep training— while others think it's downright harmful. Here’s what you need to know about the technique.

The Ferber Method for Sleep Training: A Parent’s Guide

Desperately seeking shut-eye? Learn more about the Ferber method, a popular sleep-training technique that teaches babies to self-soothe and fall asleep independently.

The Realistic Mom's Guide to Baby Sleeping

It’s tempting to do whatever it takes to get your baby to sleep. Experts weigh in on how to make sleep happen, with safety in mind. 

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This Baby Definitely Isn't a Morning Person

Who can blame this toddler for not feeling like getting out of bed in the morning?

Could Texting Be the Answer to Keeping Your Baby Safe?

According to a new study, there's a seriously modern method for keeping your baby safe. It's all about text messages...and it appears to be working. 

This Mom's Bassinet Ad Perfectly Describes Motherhood Fantasy vs. Reality

This first-time mom soon realized the bassinet she purchased for her fantasy of motherhood didn't match up with the reality.