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What is a good bedtime routine?

What is a good bedtime routine?

For whom?: For children a good bedtime routine is what works for you. Many parents find that bath and then story time is helpful. Reading to your child is incredibly helpful. It stimulates language, problem solving and is boding time and quiet time. A bedtime routine can max out at 30minutes so parents are not entertaining all night. Listening to a story tape or classical music can also be beneficial. ...Read more

Maintain A Bedtime Routine (Definition)

Establish a bedtime routine. Try to go through the same activities in the same order in the half ...Read more


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What is a good bedtime routine for my baby?

What is a good bedtime routine for my baby?

A consistent one: A good routine is one you can stick with always. Simplicity is best, something you enjoy. Usually an evening meal gets things started. A small playtime afterwards can use up any residual energy, a calming bath if it's that night, a story, perhaps another feed, then bed. If you like to sing, then do that. Be consistent, put the child down awake, and they will come to accept and love sleep. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i could get back to my normal bedtime routine?

Can you tell me how i could get back to my normal bedtime routine?

Sleep Hygiene is Key: Retire & rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark & cool & use only for sex & sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs & no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Keep dinner moderate sized & finish at least 2 to 3 hrs before sleep. Can try warm milk, Chamomile tea or melatonin along w light reading, warm bath or lavender scent. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how could i get back to my normal bedtime routine?

Lights out: Shift back your bedtime gradually if you have been staying up late. Turn off the computer and phone an hour before bedtime. No tv in bedroom. Daily exercise is good, but not in the evening. Try warm bath, stretching, some yoga or meditation, with a warm glass of milk and turkey breast ( for the tryptophan) Best of luck! ...Read more

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What's the best method of getting children into a good early bedtime routine?

What's the best method of getting children  into a good early bedtime routine?

Routine: Your answer is in your question. Children respond best for bedtimes when their routines are predictable. It takes time, but it will work. ...Read more

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My 8mo doesn't have a bedtime routine. She sleeps around the same time every day & is able to sleep anywhere for naps but only close to me @night.

My 8mo  doesn't have a bedtime routine. She sleeps around the same time every day & is able to sleep anywhere for naps but only close to me @night.

Separation anxiety : This is a very normal process. Your child is learning to identify being alone and it is an uncomfortable feeling. Letting her sleep with you is okay. A good way to encourage separation is to give her a security blanket or stuffed animal. The key is have the blanket smell like you and be associated with being with you. Then when she is alone with hr blanket she can feel your presence. ...Read more

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How much DNA is needed for nanopore sequencing?

How much DNA is needed for nanopore sequencing?

A future scientist: How much do you think is required? a single strand? A single molecule? I encourage you to find the answer. Best of wishes to your future endeavors. ...Read more

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My 34yr sister had brca1and2 testing.Her brca 2 sequencing back positive as "likely pathogenic".What does that mean?Negative for brca 1 sequenc/depdup

My 34yr sister had brca1and2 testing.Her brca 2 sequencing back positive as "likely pathogenic".What does that mean?Negative for brca 1 sequenc/depdup

Genetic counseling: Brca mutations lead to high risks for breast and ovarian cancer, a genetic counselor can assist with explanations of the testing and implications. ...Read more

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I have an undiagnosed metabolic disorder. Can a whole genome sequencing give me the precise diagnosis?Previous tests show a disorder but not the type.

I have an undiagnosed metabolic disorder. Can a whole genome sequencing give me the precise diagnosis?Previous tests show a disorder but not the type.

The Promise: that is the promise of genomics but we aren't there yet. Also there are limits to genetic determinism -- many disease processes will remain a product of "Nature" more than "Nurture". ...Read more