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Understanding baby sleep

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    About sleep

    Sleep is important for health and wellbeing at every age. Babies are biologically programmed to sleep more lightly and wake more than adults. Read more.

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    Baby sleep: 2-12 months

    Baby sleep often settles down by about six months, and you might need to get up less in the night. Here’s what to expect at 2-12 months. Article available in: Arabic, Dari, Karen, Persian, Simplified Chinese, Vietnamese.

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    Tired signs in babies and toddlers

    When you can spot tired signs in babies and toddlers, you can get them to sleep more easily. Here’s how to spot tired signs and settle your child. Article available in: Arabic, Dari, Karen, Persian, Simplified Chinese, Vietnamese.

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