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Apparently, Prince George Is Not A Royal Sleeper

But super dad Prince William found a solution.
Prince William admitted that as a baby Prince George was quick to slumber.
Prince William admitted that as a baby Prince George was quick to slumber.

Being royal does not grant immunity from parents' daily bedtime struggles: Prince William admitted that as a baby, Prince George “never slept,” Hello! Magazine reported.

We’d probably have trouble drifting to dreamland, too, if President Obama and the first lady dropped in right before bedtime.

Prince George meets The President and First Lady of the United States.

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Luckily, William reportedly said he discovered one trick to help calm crying baby George -- the sound of running water.

Turns out, there may actually be some science behind why the trick might work as a slumber aid. Studies have shown white noise helps some people fall asleep and stay asleep because it drowns out the other disruptive sounds that might wake us up.

And if that doesn’t work, other experts say sticking to a bedtime routine, avoiding screens before bed, getting enough physical activity throughout the day and eating right (including a bedtime snack) are some of the best ways to help your child rest well.

Sarah DiGiulio is The Huffington Post’s sleep reporter. You can contact her at

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