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what is the best sleep training method

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Dr. Roy Benaroch
26 years experience Pediatrics
Birth: Sleep training begins at birth, by enforcing social cues to demonstrate the difference between night and day. Once a baby has gotten back to birth wei ... Read More
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Sleep consolidation : Is promoted by a consistent bedtime & routine, reading, soothing, wiping out baby's mouth after the last feed, then putting her to bed on her back in ... Read More

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Dr. Patricia Vuguin
32 years experience Pediatrics
Sleep: It is important to start a routine as as early as possible, by six to eight weeks of age. Your baby can see color and detail, also hold his/her head u ... Read More
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Dr. Janesta Noland
Specializes in Pediatrics
Early: What we think of as true sleep training, the "cry-it-out" variety, probably is not appropriate until 5 months or so. However, start helping your baby ... Read More
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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Nursing: Stop breast feeding cold turkey.You child may cry for a few nights. Go to him to make sure he is alright but do not pick him up! after a few nights he ... Read More
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Dr. Peter Acker
Specializes in Pediatrics
Dr. Ferber's book: Best know book is Dr. Richard Ferber's "How to Solve Your CHild's SLeep problems" His general approach is to put the baby in his/her crib awake and ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Infant Sleep: There are two parallel paths when attempting sleep training....one is Dr. William Sears and the other is Dr. Ferber. Dr Sears is all about attachment ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Sleep training: You can sta renown. Make sure she is drowsy before putting her to bed.Once in bed , make sure she is okay, but don't pick her jo. It will take severa ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
30 years experience Pediatrics
Depends : Make sure you put him to sleep ... sleepy but not asleep. Assuming he is not in pain (teething, illness or GERD), I generally recommend letting them c ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Schedule arrangement: Try to rearrange his schedulr so that he takes his longest sleep between12&6. This can be done by rearranging his feeding schedule and his nap time. R ... Read More
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A 1-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
43 years experience Pediatrics
No he cannot: You need to slowly increase the times he cries--5 minutes,10,15,20.be consistent.go in see him but no picking up.he gets the message you are around,he ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Sleep diary: the routine is important foreffective sleep hygiene. Try early to bed, early to rise PLUS, white sounds, aromatherpay, massage therapy, no TV for 2 ho ... Read More

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