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13 December 2010

Please, just go to sleep

Weeks of little or no sleep with a baby crying constantly can test any new mother's endurance.

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You’ve brought your new baby home, and everyone has visited and left a ton of advice on how to handle the sleepless nights. But when you’re trying to quiet the endless crying at 3am, you are all alone.

Ordinarily this short-sleep phase passes and babies begin to sleep through the night, but babies and parents are all different – read how this mother felt she was freefalling into the sleepless abyss.

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(Joanne Hart, Health24, November 2009)

 
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