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0 months: Babies are not born knowing how to sleep but learn based on their environmental habits after birth. As long as baby is in a safe sleeping environment (placed on back, hard mattress, approved crib/bassinet, no crib bumper, etc), baby can sleep alone. Mothers and babies who co-sleep sleep less deeply. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hard to tell: Babies should be sleeping through the night around 6 months, some as early as 3 months. Before this time they will often wake 1-2 times a night to feed. During growth spurts babies will often wake up more to feed. During times of illness babies will often not sleep through the night. So there can be many reasons why a baby does not sleep all the way through. If you are concerned see your dr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: It is never safe to let your baby sleep unattended on the couch. The baby may roll off unexpectedly, and the couch is usually soft which is a risk factor for sids (if baby turns prone). In addition, baby should never sleep on the couch with an adult, because this has been shown to be a significant risk factor for sids. The couch, while comfortable for an adult nap, is not a safe place for baby. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Setup a nice routine: Set up a nice routine. Something you will do every night, ideally at the same time and in the same order. Teach the baby how to self sooth himself into sleep. ... It's a bit of time investment up front, but a huge pay off for a times to come. Be patient. Be persistent. Do not co-sleep. Follow this link for more detail instructions: http://sebpmg.Com/newsletter.Html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If this is a change: Then see the doctor to see if your baby is ok or not. If this is the usual routine for you baby, then following the growth charts at well child visits would be the best way to know if it is normal or not. ...Read more
Depend on a baby: It depends on the baby, some do it almost right away for others it takes a while, most of kids sleep through the night by the time they are 9 months. But it doesn't mean that if they still wake up at night after 9 months that something is wrong with them. Personally mine didn't sleep through the night till they were 3 years old, so i guess there is a bit of luck and some genetics in it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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