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Help! My toddler refuses to sleep but she clearly needs a nap

Sleep expert Dr. Daniel Lewin provides advice to a reader whose toddler refuses to nap at naptime since she stopped breastfeeding.

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Will lack of sleep affect growth because of nighttime growth hormone deficiencies?

Teens are known for not getting enough sleep, but will this lack of sleep affect their growth? Find out in this Q&A with sleep expert Dr. Daniel Lewin.

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What is a normal sleep schedule for a baby?

Sleep expert Dr. Daniel Lewin answers a reader’s question about whether their 6-month-old baby’s sleep schedule is normal.

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When should children stop napping?

The morning nap usually goes away between 18 and 24 months, and napping in general typically goes away between 3 and 6 years of age.

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How can I speed up the process of getting my child to go to bed at night?

We like to teach parents to make the sleep routine very short, and call everything else the “evening routine.