02/08/2013 04:14 pm ET

26 Baby Sleep Solutions

A Is for Avoiding Eye Contact

To help you and your little one earn the much-needed shut-eye that you both so deserve, here are some of our favorite sleep tips, tricks and facts.

The last thing you want to do right before bed is excite your baby. Prolonged or animated eye contact with you is one of the most stimulating things for your little love. So, avert your eyes when you're putting him to sleep or calming her when she wakes.

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