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When is a good time to start doing sleep training?

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Dr. Janesta Noland
Pediatrics

In brief: Early

What we think of as true sleep training, the "cry-it-out" variety, probably is not appropriate until 5 months or so.
However, start helping your baby learn how to sleep early on. By 2 months, if baby's weight is good, give him an opportunity to go back to sleep at night without feeding him. Develop a consistent bedtime routine that separates sleep from feeding and helps him learn to self soothe.

In brief: Early

What we think of as true sleep training, the "cry-it-out" variety, probably is not appropriate until 5 months or so.
However, start helping your baby learn how to sleep early on. By 2 months, if baby's weight is good, give him an opportunity to go back to sleep at night without feeding him. Develop a consistent bedtime routine that separates sleep from feeding and helps him learn to self soothe.
Dr. Janesta Noland
Dr. Janesta Noland
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Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics

In brief: Sleep

It is important to start a routine as as early as possible, by six to eight weeks of age.
Your baby can see color and detail, also hold his/her head up, and will recognize your voice and be sooth by it. Once you notice these changes, it’s time to introduce healthy sleep routine.

In brief: Sleep

It is important to start a routine as as early as possible, by six to eight weeks of age.
Your baby can see color and detail, also hold his/her head up, and will recognize your voice and be sooth by it. Once you notice these changes, it’s time to introduce healthy sleep routine.
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
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