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I am an 87 year old great-grandmother. I gave birth to 5 children from November 1951 to September 1960. (One weighed 6 lbs. 12 ounces.) None of my doctors ever gave me such ridiculous advice about waking a sleeping baby every 3 hours at night to be fed. Neither my daughter, mother of 4, nor my daughter-in-law, also mother or four, were given this advice ...


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Failure to sleep at night in newborns is usually caused by a lack of (or failure to establish) a circadian rhythm; in other words, it's as normal as can be, and a source of great consternation in new parents (I mean, who explains this to new parents? Hardly anyone.) I have cared for hundreds of newborns, and I can honestly say I do not believe in nipple ...


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As a father of a 15 days old child. The below list helps Sing to him - He knows he is around someone who keeps him comfortable. Hold him close to you. Walk him around the house Talk to him while he stares at the lights. Talk to him and he does make eye contact. Swaddle him - Some babies like to be swaddled. Play white noises - Newborns like white noises ...



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