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Maintain A Bedtime Routine (Overview)

Establish a bedtime routine. Try to go through the same activities in the same order in the half hour so before bedtime.


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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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Maintain A Bedtime Routine (Overview)

Establish a bedtime routine. Try to go through the same activities in the same order in the half hour so before bedtime.


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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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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Checklist)

Wear clean, dry, breathable underwear
Once
Shower daily
daily
Do not wear a wet bathing suit after swimming for an extended period
Once
Maintain good nutrition to ensure good pH balance
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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

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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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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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What are the benefits of maintaining a daily routine?

What are the benefits of maintaining a daily routine?

See below: By having a schedule or routine, you're making your environment more predictable, you're reducing chaos and possible stress. There're times, though, that one can't follow a strict routine (vacations, guests in a house, etc.). You should be flexible with your routine and adjust your schedule to the circumstances. ...Read more

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What is a good routine to maintain good oral hygiene?

What is a good routine to maintain good oral hygiene?

Easy: Clean teeth and use a "christmas tree" brush to clean between teeth morning and night.Also a good diet. If you have any gum bleeding from gingivitis, use a daily dose of coenzyme q 10. ...Read more

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How can I maintain my baby's sleep routine while we are traveling?

How can I maintain my baby's sleep routine while we are traveling?

Keep schedule: In early infancy sleeping is wraped around a schedule of feeding and body maintaince. As much as possible, to keep baby on their baseline feeding schedule and the rest should fall into place. Infant carriers & strolers with covers can help you create a calm zone almost anywhere. Direct flights are the best choice. Feeding while landing often reduces crying episodes. ...Read more

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