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How can changes in baby’s environment affect sleep?

Your baby’s sleep can be impacted by other environmental changes you may not have imagined:

  •   sleeping in a different room than usual
  •   seasonal daylight changes
  •   different noise patterns in the house or neighborhood (when I was truly sleep-deprived, I actually thought it would be a reasonable thing to ask the neighbors to eliminate lawn-mowing during nap times!)

If you need to make a major change for a short while (say, a vacation), fall back on what works and plan to get back on track when you get back home. Nothing is permanent, and you can all get back to a good routine with a few nights of getting back in the habit.  

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