12 baby-sleep tips for exhausted new parents

1. Invest in blackout curtains or make your own. You might not need them during the newborn stage, but they’ll be so worth it later on. 2. Some parents swear by infant massage strokes and even gently swiping a tissue over baby’s face to help calm them down and make them sleep— hey, whatever works! 3. Muffle that

Expert sleep strategies for babies

Newborns have a hard time distinguishing between night and day, which explains their maddeningly short bursts of sleep around the clock. But once your baby is a few weeks old, you can start to teach him the difference – and establish healthy sleep habits while you're at it. These expert tips can help: Use

Baby Sleep Myths Every Parent Should Know

Grandparents, friends, and society flood parents with well-meaning advice, but how can Mom and Dad be sure they are receiving accurate information? With help from Dr. Andrew Adesman and his book "Baby Facts", we separate baby myths from reality. Baby's Sleep Position Myth: It's OK to put your baby to sleep on his side. Reality: To reduce the risk of sudden