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Help with adjusting baby sleep schedule is all off balance!?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Pattern/ consistancy
Newborns are not aware they sleep & don't until into yr2.
If you wake the babe with feeding after 2hr rest during the day, then change/clean, play till tired & put dn awake.Feed to wake after 2hr rest & repeat as above. At night let babe wake you, feed/clean/put dn. (u may get 4-6hr rest this way)avoid letting baby sleep > 2hrs straight during the day or they flip day/night cycle.

In brief: Pattern/ consistancy
Newborns are not aware they sleep & don't until into yr2.
If you wake the babe with feeding after 2hr rest during the day, then change/clean, play till tired & put dn awake.Feed to wake after 2hr rest & repeat as above. At night let babe wake you, feed/clean/put dn. (u may get 4-6hr rest this way)avoid letting baby sleep > 2hrs straight during the day or they flip day/night cycle.
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