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SIDS Risk Factors Depend on Baby’s Age

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In a new study published today by Pediatrics, researchers reported that the risk factors of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) depend on baby's age. The study reported on 8,207 deaths between 2004 and 2012 in 24 states, and deaths were divided by age: zero to three months in one category and four... read more

The Princeton Mom Thinks Crying it Out is Best for Baby — Do You Agree?

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This is the final of the five part guest blog series by Susan Patton, a.k.a. “The Princeton Mom,” who found fame (and a recent TIME 100 nomination) from her controversial views on marriage in her book, Marry Smart. While you may not always agree with her, you’ll definitely want to hear her (often surprising!) stance on... read more

Study Says Letting Baby “Cry It Out” Isn’t Harmful

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Baby's been up two times already tonight, and there she goes again. You consider letting her cry it out, but then you wonder, “Will she be scarred forever?”  A new study from the AAP says no -- that letting baby cry every now and then won't hurt her emotionally or ruin your relationship with her.... read more

Can Snoring Make the Terrible Twos (and Threes) Even Worse?

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If your two-year-old is throwing temper tantrums (and even a few toys) around the house, you can obviously blame it on the fact that he’s two. But, you could also blame it on his sleep habits. Specifically: His snoring. A recent study from the American Academy of Pediatrics found that persistent snoring in 2-... read more

Want Your Toddler to Sleep Like This Kid? Change the Channel

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A tired kid is a cranky kid, but getting your toddler or preschooler to go to bed on time can be a challenge (second only to getting them to eat veggies!). The solution? New research suggests it could be changing what your child is watching on TV. A recent study from the American Academy of... read more

Get Sleep Advice from Sleep Number Experts!

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Good news, Bumpies! On Thursday, 5/24 at 2 p.m. EST, we’ll be hosting a Twitterview with experts from Sleep Number and health coach Amy Hendel to give new moms and moms-to-be tips for getting a better night’s sleep. We’ll be hosting the chat on The Bump’s Twitter page. To get involved in... read more