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The 'Cry It Out' Method Is a Part of 'Sleep Training' | Here's What Really Happens
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The 'Cry It Out' Method Is a Part of 'Sleep Training' | Here's What Really Happens

The good thing about this method is that there is no long-term trauma for the kids.

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Parenting is hard, especially in today's time. Earlier, kids were born and raised in big families, but now they are quite nuclear, which makes it hard for parents to raise their kids alone. 

It can get quite emotionally draining, especially because taking care of a newborn baby takes up almost all the time parents have, thus often putting a strain on their relationship, given how they suffer from lack of sleep as well. 

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This is where sleep training methods for babies come in handy, especially one called the "cry it out" or CIO method, where children are left to cry it out for a period of time until they soothe themselves, instead of them relying on someone else to calm them down, according to Healthline