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4 month old baby - Practical Advice

Over the thousands of years people have been raising babies, there would have to be as many tips/methods/folklore passed down the generations to help with three constant concerns – sleep, settling and eating.


If one of these had to trump the rest, it would probably be sleep. Nothing but NOTHING prepares new parents for the sleep deprivation a baby can bring! It is absolutely one of the toughest parts of raising a child, but you can take comfort in the fact that you have strength in numbers as most parents absolutely know how hard the lack of sleep can be, both on baby and you.


This section will lay out a basic 'survival guide' to help you with common sleep, eating and settling issues.

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Parenting tips to help with sleeping, eating, and settling
Parenting tips to help with sleeping, eating, and settling

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