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Dr. Yogindra Vasavada
Dr. Yogindra Vasavada, Pediatrician
Category: Parenting
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Experience:  M.D.(ped) passed at first attempt, in practice continuously for last 37 years. Certi. in Comp
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How do i sleep train my 5 month old baby. He now has sleep

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How do i sleep train my 5 month old baby. He now has sleep crutches of rocking and shushing...or breast feeding.... and really can't get himself to sleep without we have to do it. Also he needs to be on us to touching us to STAY asleep..or he wakes up every 15-30 min. What our good steps to help him learn how to get to sleep on his own?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Parenting
Expert:  Dr. Yogindra Vasavada replied 2 years ago.
Sorry about this problem of sleep. Babies differ in their sleep habits and may require lot of experimentation. Please visit page and download a free booklet giving ideas.
You have to avoid tea/coffee, chocolate and other spicy food dishes.