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"I Will Not Leave You Comfortless"

My babies have never been exceptionally good sleepers. I have never been able to lay them down and have them go to sleep on their own (not consistently, anyway). 963 more words

Gentle

The well rested baby

Anyone who has had a baby and been within sniffing distance of a mainstream baby sleep book or received advice from a mainstream care provider would have no doubt been told that quality sleep is paramount to their baby’s growth and development and that in order to be well rested, their baby needs a certain amount of sleep for their age and to sleep in nice big chunks of time. 1,645 more words

Baby Sleep

Safety First! AAP's New Sleeping Recommendations

It’s a fact: the more time passes, the more we learn and the safer we become as a society. This certainly holds true to all that we learn regarding infant and childhood safety. 321 more words

Grandparents

AAP Has New Safe Infant Sleep Recommendations

New parents are very tired and the option of a partner or other help may not be available. Knowing the safest options for safe infant sleep and what to avoid is important. 66 more words

New Parents

Stages and phases 

It’s 2:00 am I’ve just got the baby settled and closed my eyes. My door opens and light floods in from the hallway, crap, ‘hi mommy can I sleep in your bed?.’ As he crawls in making himself at home in our already tight queen sized bed. 475 more words

Helplessness means you're doing it right

Picture it: Baby is napping, the laundry is running and I finally have a chance to take a shower before our neighbors’ barbecue. At the end of the shower, I hear a gurgle. 677 more words

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