Tell me again why I don’t want to sleep train?

Even if it hasn’t yet been proven beyond doubt to have no impact on stress and brain development - sleep training still doesn’t work.

In no studies where infant or parent sleep are measured objectively is there any significant increase in sleep, greater than 20 mins per 24hrs. No studies that look at maternal mood and stress have proven sleep training improves these outcomes. It doesn’t work.

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