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Newborn not sleeping through the night?
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An_257987 posted:
4 week old will not sleep through the night? We have decided to use the "self sooth" method...when should we start?
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atti_editor responded:
Hello,

Here is a blog post that I think you will find helpful. It generally takes between 3 and 6 months for a baby's brain to be mature enough to develop a sleep pattern and be able to sleep through the night, so your son/daughter is still a little young to do so (although you could get lucky and he/she could sleep through the night sooner).

The blog says that because of this need for development, it doesn't make sense to let your baby cry it out just yet. However, it does give some great tips for helping your child develop good sleep patterns that will emerge when the time is right. Please let us know how you are doing!

Best wishes,
Atti


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