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How can i get my baby to sleep at night instead of during the day?

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Dr. Gregg Alexander
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Set the tone: Babies often 'have their days and nights mixed up." remember: make them adjust to your schedule, don't adjust to theirs. Help your baby adjust to a regular day/night rhythm by keeping days bright, noisy, and active and keeping nights dark and quiet. If you're up at night, don't turn on the lights and tv.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Keep her up...: ...As much as possible during the day. She'll have to make up the deficit during the night.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Limit length of naps: Your baby has one period of deep restorative sleep per day & you can push it into the night if you avoid long day naps. Waking baby during the day to feed after a 2 hr nap, and keeping it up for at least 5 min if unintrested will teach babies internal clock to get its best sleep at night. Even if up a lot the night before, don't allow > 3 hr naps.

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A 27-year-old female asked:

My 6wk baby is very clingy. During the day I use a sling but at night i want to sleep. Suggestion?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Tummy time needed: Take him out of the sling and give him more tummy time.
A 34-year-old male asked:

How can I sleep at night, instead of during the day?

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Dr. Devang Patel
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Sleep hygiene : Check out this link. Follow it daily and your body will adjust. http://www.sleepeducation.com/essentials-in-sleep/healthy-sleep-habits

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