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Most babies do not sleep through the night at a very young age. And, for a perpetually overtired parent, getting to the point where your child does sleep through the night on his or her own can be a long, stressful process. Depending on your parenting style, it’s also a process that can be heavily debated.
A recent study out by researchers in Australia found that letting a baby “cry it out (CIO)” to sleep may not cause any emotional or behavioral issues.
This is likely good news for parents considering a CIO method to sleep train their infant. But, how do you know which method is best? And, where do you start? NorthShore Pediatrician, Dr. Lindsay Uzunlar shares her insight and tips about sleep training:
When did your child first sleep through the night? What sleep training method worked best for you?