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You Do What's Best for Your Family, I'll Do What's Best for Mine

Holly Klaassen | Posted 08.19.2014 | Parents
Holly Klaassen

If there's one topic that gets parents riled up more than any other, it's the issue of sleep training. That's right... I'm broaching the topic of sleep training. I'm clearly up for a fight, right?

10 Signs My Baby's NOT Sleeping Through The Night (So Don't Ask)

Lauren Stevens | Posted 08.19.2014 | Parents
Lauren Stevens

Here is a quick reference guide to share with those people who have the urge to ask someone how his or her baby is sleeping.

The Brain on Baby: A Look at Customs Worldwide to Address Postpartum Sleep Deprivation

Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine | Posted 09.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

Hammocks, spa treatments, hired help, warm foods, arctic cradles, and cardboard... there does not appear to be a universal answer to coping with sleep deprivation as a new mom, so most of the world seems to have adapted their own.

Putting Too Much Nighttime Baby Monitoring to Rest

Nitzia Logothetis | Posted 07.20.2014 | Parents
Nitzia Logothetis

my years as a parent have also made me realize that there are so many things we can't control. Quantities of information aren't satisfying because they're never enough, and information by itself can't give you peace of mind.

Happy Baby Wakes Up To Bruno Mars With The Perfect Reaction

Posted 03.21.2014 | Parents

Because Bruno Mars is his wake-up call, and the cuteness is out of this world. Seriously, wait for it. (Hat tip: Daily Picks and Flicks)...

New Moms Are Making Critical Mistakes When It Comes to Baby Sleep

Dana Points | Posted 04.22.2014 | Parents
Dana Points

Sleep. It's the thing new moms crave more than a long, hot shower. Certainly more than they crave sex. But a good night's sleep is elusive when there's a baby in the house.

WATCH: Baby Is Dreaming About Something Seriously Hilarious

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 09.26.2013 | Parents

We definitely want to buy tickets to whatever comedy act this baby is dreaming about. YouTube user hornline wrote that the dreamy hysterics went o...

Sleep Like A Baby

Posted 09.24.2013 | Healthy Living

By Caroline Schaefer "Sleep like a baby" isn't simply an expression -- it's also a directive from health experts. "When it comes to getting rest,...

Exhausted Mom's "Magic" Idea Makes Millions

Posted 11.25.2013 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

Regular Bedtimes for Children Aid Development

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 09.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Consistency is an important aspect of healthy sleep routines at all ages, helping to strengthen circadian rhythms and ensuring sufficient time for sleep. This study suggests that consistency during these early, developmental years is critical, and can have consequences that extend beyond early childhood.

LOOK: Sleep Doesn't Stop Baby From Having A BLAST

The Huffington Post | Farah L. Miller | Posted 05.07.2013 | Parents

When it comes to babies and sleep, it's clearly impossible to follow every piece of advice out there. But most parents abide by this one mantra: Never...

What You Learn When You Read Every Single Baby Sleep Book

Ava Neyer | Posted 08.01.2013 | Parents
Ava Neyer

I went on Amazon and bought all the top books on baby sleep and development. I read through them all, as well as several blogs and sleep websites. I gathered lots of advice.

Googling Often Doesn't Get It Right When It Comes To Infant Sleep Safety

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 12.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

The Web is not a doctor. The Internet can deliver information with amazing speed and volume, but it can't listen to your child's heartbeat or look into your baby's eyes while engaging in a conversation about your newborn's sleep habits.

The Parenting Patterns I'll Never Shake

Lisa Belkin | Posted 10.15.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

When I had children, I knew the rhythms of my life would change. What I didn't realize was how etched and ingrained the changes would become. The patterns of parenting have come to define my days and my years. I live by them even after my children have moved on.

Putting My Kids To Bed: A Game Of Whack-A-Mole

Glennon Melton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Glennon Melton

One of the myriad problems with this parenting gig is that they save the hardest part for last. BEDTIME. Bedtime should be in the morning -- when we're fresh and kind and sweet -- and decent parenting still seems like a very real possibility.

Rhythmic Movement Disorder: Huffington Post Guide To Sleep Disorders

Seed | Posted 01.30.2012 | Healthy Living

Rhythmic Movement Disorder is a common sleep disorder. It frequently affects infants and small children, and usually subsides by the age of 5. We scou...

Trust Yourself: Did Dr. Spock Have A Clue?

Lisa Belkin | Posted 03.10.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Trust Yourself. You know more than you think you do. Do those classic words of parenting advice resonate today?

Bad News: Babies' Sleep Problems Might Not End As Soon As You'd Hope

Reuters | Kerry Grens | Posted 03.06.2012 | Parents

By Kerry Grens NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Don't just assume a baby's sleep problems are normal and will soon pass, suggests a new stud...

WATCH: When Your Child Won't Stay Asleep

The Huffington Post | Lisa Belkin | Posted 01.31.2012 | Parents

Jen Simon hasn't gotten a full night's sleep in two years. Her son, Noah, was born three weeks premature, weighing just four pounds, and almost from t...

What Pediatricians Should Be Telling New Parents

Harvey Karp | Posted 01.18.2012 | Parents
Harvey Karp

We have cut SIDS deaths by over 50%. It's an enormous success and cause for celebration, but our work is far from done.

Is Your Baby's Sleep Normal?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

It's the question every parent of a newborn gets. How well does he or she sleep at night? And every new parent asks the other, related question: When will my baby sleep through the night? Ever? (Never?)

Baby Sleep Videos: Cutest Sleeping Babies Of All Time (VIDEOS)

Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

In honor of this month's Sleep Challenge 2010, HuffPost Living thought it would be appropriate to highlight baby sleep. What better way to do that th...