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Co-sleeping and adoption

The Benefits and Risks of Co-Sleeping

The Benefits and Risks of Co-Sleeping

If you're the parent of an infant, you know the drill: up and down all night, going back and forth to your child's room to feed and soothe her. It's no surprise that many exhausted moms and dads want to learn about co-sleeping. And domestic newborn adopters wonder whether a family bed will promote bonding with their new baby.

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A mother practices attachment parenting

To Have and to Hold: Attachment Parenting

AF looks at a hands-on parenting style that's natural for our families.

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Mother bonding with new infant

The First Weeks Home with Your Baby

Essential baby care and bonding tips to help your newly adopted child — and yourself — connect and thrive.

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first sleepover party for the preteen only child of a single parent

“Losing Sleep”

As my daughter discovers the brave new world of sleepovers, she and I are both missing out on some shut-eye.

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Overcoming adoption sleep problems may take some time

Overcoming Sleep Problems

Our newly adopted child has problems sleeping. Some nights, she will resist being put to bed, and will wake up several times through the night. How can we help her get a good night's sleep?

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Singing to my daughter helped with our bonding process

“Bonding with My Daughter Through Song”

When I vowed that my child would get as many bedtime songs as she wanted, I hadn't counted on this particular child's determination.

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Holding your baby close to you is important for attachment

Your Baby, Yourself

Your baby needs your full attention now. Here are some tips for keeping happy, healthy, and focused on the new priority in your life.

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