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What should I do if my baby has day night reversal?
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Dr. Roy Benaroch
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Get strict
Get very strict about social cues.
Daytime: laughter, smiles, interaction, singing, lights on, activity. Night: keep it quiet and dim, with minimal interaction-- don't smile, don't play, don't make this time interesting at all. Keep day and night as different as can be to teach baby that there is a difference!

In brief: Get strict
Get very strict about social cues.
Daytime: laughter, smiles, interaction, singing, lights on, activity. Night: keep it quiet and dim, with minimal interaction-- don't smile, don't play, don't make this time interesting at all. Keep day and night as different as can be to teach baby that there is a difference!
Dr. Roy Benaroch
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Limit day naps to 2h
Babies are capable of one deep sleep period/24h that lasts up to 4h.
You can push this into the night if you are vigalent and limit baby to sleep/rest intervals of no more than 2h at a time during the day. After 3-4 days baby should get back on schedule. Babies sleep area should have soothing light and sound that promotes self settling & is used for day & night rest periods consistantly.

In brief: Limit day naps to 2h
Babies are capable of one deep sleep period/24h that lasts up to 4h.
You can push this into the night if you are vigalent and limit baby to sleep/rest intervals of no more than 2h at a time during the day. After 3-4 days baby should get back on schedule. Babies sleep area should have soothing light and sound that promotes self settling & is used for day & night rest periods consistantly.
Dr. James Ferguson
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