How Long to Cry It Out (CIO)

This topic “How long to cry it out?” has come up a few times in the last few weeks in one way or another, so I thought I’d talk about it this week. I always preface any discussion about cry it out by making sure that everyone understands that I’m not a “Cry It Out …

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Cry It Out: Age, Method Explained, and How to Do It Safely

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Cry It Out is a sleep training method that gives babies space to learn how to sleep in longer stretches at night and take longer naps. Cry It Out is also called Extinction or Controlled Crying. There are a variety of ways to implement it. Is cry it out right for you? If so, at …

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Is Sleep Training Cry It Out?

In today’s article, The Baby Sleep Site® founder and expert sleep coach Nicole Johnson answer this common question: Is there a difference between sleep training and cry it out? ~~~ I thought I should first talk about my philosophy on helping your child learn healthy sleep habits. Sleep Training I don’t define "sleep training " …

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