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How to Get Your Baby to Bed Earlier

I speak at a newborn mommy and me class a few times a month and a common question that is ALWAYS asked, is “how do I move bedtime earlier?”  Most newborns (ages 0-3 months) are going to bed relatively late, anywhere from 9-11pm at night. We put them to bed this late because we want to take advantage of their longest stretch of sleep by going to bed when they do.  Most moms don’t really want to crawl in bed at 7pm, so we naturally put them to bed when we do. This usually works out fine until about 3 months of age when we grow tired of the late bedtime and want some time to ourselves before we go to bed.  The question becomes…but how?

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Is it Time to Ditch the Crib?

Has your toddler’s sleep become unpredictable? Did they used to sleep relatively well and now it is shifting? Perhaps they’re standing in the crib, trying to crawl out, or simply crying their eyes out at bedtime. This is all completely normal for a toddler (18 months to 3 years) and we’re here to tell you why.

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