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Should Your Bedtime Routine Include a Bath?

I remember being in the hospital, hours after my baby’s birth, giving him a bath and then trying to breastfeed. It didn’t go well since he was so sleepy from the bath! It is true that a bath will make a newborn sleepy. The bath is similar to the soothing conditions the baby experienced in the womb.
Dr. Sarah Mitchell
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Baby Bedtime Routine 5 – 10 minutes

Infant Bedtime Routine 5 – 10 minutes. If you can methodically do these tasks in the same order, that helps. This infant bedtime routine should take no more than 5 minutes. Babies love consistency and predictability.
Dr. Sarah Mitchell
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Should toddlers pick their bedtime?

I’m a firm believer in an earlier bedtime. From my sleep consulting experience, the most common mistakes parents make, is putting their infant or toddler to sleep too late.
Dr. Sarah Mitchell
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Toddler Won't Stay in Bed? How to Help Your Toddler to Stay in Bed

Do you have a toddler or preschooler who won't stay in bed? It can be so frustrating to repeatedly putting your child back to bed. You might be feeling defeated, frustrated or hopless! In this post we'll discuss how to help your toddler to stay in bed.
Dr. Sarah Mitchell