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baby not sleeping

How can I get my baby to sleep more than 45 minutes?

"I’m after some advice on how to get my baby to sleep longer than 45 minutes during the day. it seems to be a common topic with many mummies and i wondered whether you had already blogged this and if so if you could point me in the right direction to find it. Alternatively if you havent, do you think you would be able to provide us new…
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Helping your baby to sleep – gently, with love

There is enormous pressure around baby sleep. So many rules and expectations: of how  babies ‘should’ sleep; of how parents ‘should’ respond and what is the  ‘right’ way to help a baby sleep. Parents who don’t have a ‘text book’ baby worry, am I doing something (or everything) wrong? Will I create bad habits if I help my baby to sleep?…
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A rod for your back?

“I was on the phone this morning and the person at the other end heard my baby crying. When I told her I was cuddling him, she said, “well you’ve created a rod for your own back now,” says Jody, mother of an eight week old. When your competence as a mother comes under scrutiny and you feel judged, t’s easy for the doubts to creep in…
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Crying Cures – 15 ways to soothe the sobs

Crying is your baby's language. At first, it is pretty much the only way an infant can communicate his needs and express feelings like discomfort, hunger, exhaustion and loneliness. It is also the only way he can release pent up stress.  As your baby grows he will learn other ways to communicate—through facial expressions, body language and,…
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