Best Baby Sleep Tips Ever
No, you’re not doomed to be exhausted forever. Moms who’ve been there before share the baby sleep advice that ultimately saved their sanity. Photo: Thinkstock
“Babies are used to noise in the womb -- don’t put them to sleep while hushing everyone around you.” -- Sara K.
“Enjoy the middle-of-the-night feedings. They were our quiet cuddle moments, and they don’t last long.” -- Roxanne B.
“Sleep when they sleep. Sounds trite, but that advice helped me survive when my son was a newborn.” -- Laura S.
“Never brag about your baby sleeping through the night. Just when you think there’s a pattern, they get sick or are teething and it throws everything off.
Just go with it.” -- Karen D.
“Don’t freak out at every noise they make when they sleep. Babies are loud sleepers.” -- Michelle J.
“Swaddle!” -- Breanne B.
“Set a bedtime routine. My son has done so well recognizing his routine and sleeps for about 10 to 12 hours a night.” -- Nicki B.
“Don't stress about getting baby to sleep longer. Sleep habits are going to change over and over again. She's a baby not a machine.” -- Maureen R.
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