Is it ever too early to implement a bedtime routine? Newborns sleep up to 17 hours a day, but most newborns don’t stay asleep for more than a few hours at a time, day or night.  While typical of a new baby, the lack of sleep and irregular schedule often takes its poll on the rest of the household.  Luckily, there are ways to optimize healthy sleep habits, and ensure a more restful night sleep.   In this 1minute video, parenting expert Dr. Aliza Waksal Pressman shares her best advice for preparing a newborn baby for sleep and what to look for when responding to their cues.