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By Elizabeth Pantley, author of The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Newborns When you’re expecting a baby, one of the things you know for sure is that infants wake up at night, so you expect your baby will, too. It’s normal, right? But once you have a real, live newborn in...

Turn Cries Into Coos As the eldest of five, Amanda Joyner from Michigan City, IN, expected her baby would cry but felt confident that she could handle it, given that she’d taken care of her siblings.Yet the frequent cries of her newborn son, Arthur, made calming him a challenge. “I...

In the days, weeks, and months following birth, both parents can experience physical, mental, and emotional changes. We usually hear and read all about the changes for the mother, because she has given birth, and her body has quite literally changed in many ways. Not only are there physical changes...

Tools For Tuck-In Need your shut-eye? A sleep expert shares gear every new parent needs when trying to get a handle on bedtime Baby in a bag “A sleep sack is the best alternative to loose blankets in the crib, which can increase the risk of SIDS.And it keeps baby...

Ready Yourself With Rest The doctors’ tips for stress-free slumber—while it’s still possible. Although your bed may be the source of serious fun and serious bonding, as you get further into your pregnancy, it may be the source of some serious stress.Most pregnant women worry about how they’re going to...

Nocturnal Knowledge Unravel your weird pregnancy dreams and understand your deeper worries. Pregnancy can supercharge your dreams. In fact, they might be so bizarre that they’re hard to forget—especially when they’re a bit scary. Surging hormones make your dreams more vivid and also make you much more likely to remember...