Can you sleep train a newborn?
Well, it depends.
The very large practice, Tribeca Pediatris, says you can do twelve hours of "cry it out" sleep training at 2 months old. They estimate it will take 3 days and you'll be done.
For those who aren't ready for this at two-months-old -- and there are many of us! -- here are some gentler strategies to improve sleep that don't involve any crying.
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Abby Wolfson is a pediatric nurse practitioner, certified child sleep consultant and former NICU nurse. She divides her time between Brooklyn, NY and San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.