How I got my Baby to Sleep Through the Night

Throughout my pregnancy I can recall several people giving me two pieces of advice

  1. Get as much sleep as you can
  2. Sleep when the baby sleeps

Like almost all advice, I considered it and then I didn’t take it to heart.  In my mind, it sounded ridiculous.  After all, sleep can’t be stockpiled and saved and if I sleep when the baby sleeps, am I supposed to cook when the baby cooks and clean when the baby cleans?!

Friends, as silly as this advice sounded at the time, I realize now that I should have listened.  Today I relay those two pieces of advice to every expecting mom I meet.

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