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Postpartum Depression: Research Says Routines are Key

Every mother knows and fears that crackling wail which pierces the night and strikes down ill-fated attempts at sleep. Infants, especially in the early postpartum period, are still developing self-regulating habits. They awake without warning and are frightened by nearly everything, including the simple fact that they're awake. Infant sleep patterns regularly disrupt maternal sleep, [...]