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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.
ByElena Donovan Mauer
Updated
October 1, 2019

“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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