Sleep Schedule

Establishing a consistent sleep schedule for your baby can make a world of difference in helping him sleep and be the happy baby you want him to be. Here you'll learn how much sleep your baby needs, what's the right schedule for him, how to develop bedtime routines, and more.

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5 Lessons From a Reformed Sleep Training Fanatic
I used to sing the praises of sleep training to any tired parent who'd listen. (Hey, it worked for me!) But over time, I've come to realize it's not right for every family.
Naptime from A to Z
An age-by-age guide to get baby into a daily routine that will help her sleep soundly at night, too.
How to Get Baby to Nap Longer
Want your child to sleep during the day like a champ? Follow our seven rules.
Overcoming Baby's Bedtime Battles
Does your baby or toddler love the nightlife? We have the answers to your biggest sleep problems.
When Do Babies Sleep Through the Night?
Do your baby's sleep habits leave you feeling like a zombie? Be patient—a full night of snoozing is on its way! Learn when babies start sleeping through the night and what it means for physical and cognitive development.
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Sleep-Training Strategies Found to Be Effective, Not Harmful
Experts say the "cry it out" method does not cause Baby any harm if parents are consistent. 
Establish a Bedtime Routine for Baby
It's never too early to start a bedtime routine with your baby. In fact most babies will be receptive to a schedule around 6-8 weeks. Bedtime routines calm your child and prepare him for a good night's sleep, which is vital to happiness (both yours and Baby's) in the morning!
Establishing Routines: Finding what works for you and your baby

Babies -- and their parents -- often thrive on routine. The tough part is coming up with one that works for all of you.