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NEW PARENTS SHOULD LEARN TO SLEEP WHEN BABY SLEEPS

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Those middle-of-the-night feedings are exhausting for new parents.

But mom and dad can ease the transition to having a new baby at home by training themselves to sleep like a baby, says Dr. Ruth A. Lawrence, professor of pediatrics at the University of Rochester's medical school."Discipline yourself to sleep while your baby sleeps," says Lawrence. "You have to learn how to nap during the day again."