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The Top Four Reasons Parents Love White Noise

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Our Dohm sound machine has long been a “must have” for moms.  People generally understand that white noise is soothing for babies, and ANYthing that could help promote sleep is worth its weight in gold – but there’s a lot more to it than that.  Here are the less-obvious reasons you’ll love having a sound machine. You’ll sleep better. And not just because your baby is sleeping more – though…

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Going Back to Work and Managing Your Child’s Sleep Schedule

Going Back to Work and Managing Your Child’s Sleep Schedule

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If you are working outside the home as a new mother you may feel like you have a Herculean task! Among numerous challenges you face is the need to balance your work schedule with your child’s sleep needs. It can be downright tricky to juggle their needs in the morning while you get ready for work. And it may feel next to impossible after work to keep them awake long…

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Question of the week- My One-Year Old is Up Several Times A Night

My One-Year Old is Up Several Times A Night

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Would you like me to answer your baby sleep coaching problem in my next video? If so, post your question on my Facebook Page! I will pick several questions a month to answer and post them here on the blog! Hi. I’m Kim West, the Sleep Lady, and in today’s video, I’m going to answer Haley’s question that she posted on my Facebook page. Here’s what she wrote: “My one-year-old wakes…

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Question of the week- My 9 Month Old Doesn't Sleep Through The Night

My 9 Month Old Doesn’t Sleep Through The Night

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Would you like me to answer your baby sleep coaching problem in my next video? If so, post your question on my Facebook Page! I will pick several questions a month to answer and post them here on the blog! Hi! I am Kim West, the Sleep Lady, and in today’s video I’m going to answer Dishanta’s question: “My daughter is nine months old and she’s never slept through the night….

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Question of the week- How To Wean The Pacifier

How To Wean The Pacifier

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Would you like me to answer your baby sleep coaching problem in my next video? If so, post your question on my Facebook Page! I will pick several questions a month to answer and post them here on the blog!   Hi. I’m Kim West, The Sleep Lady, and today I’m going to answer Holly’s question: “My nine-month-old still wakes up four times a night for apparently no reason. Any advice?…

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Your Child’s Sleep Routine Can Thrive During (not just Survive!) Summer Travel

Your Child’s Sleep Routine Can Thrive During (not just Survive!) Summer Travel

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Summertime is just about here! That may mean a more relaxed schedule, longer days, weekend trips, and even a long-awaited vacation. I wait for it all year and when it finally warms up I exhale and gratefully slip on capris and sandals! But with all of the change that summer can bring, we can also be thrown for a loop if we have young children accustomed to a flexible sleep…

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Question of the week- My One-Year-Old Only Sleeps 4 Hours In A Row

My One-Year-Old Only Sleeps 4 Hours In A Row

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Would you like me to answer your baby sleep coaching problem in my next video? If so, post your question on my Facebook Page! I will pick several questions a month to answer and post them here on the blog! Hi. I’m Kim West, The Sleep Lady, and today I’m going to answer Anna’s question:   “I have a one-year-old who has never slept through the night. She will only sleep up…

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How to Enjoy Vacation AND Maintain Your Child’s Sleep Habits

How to Enjoy Vacation AND Maintain Your Child’s Sleep Habits

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It’s finally spring and time for a much needed vacation!  Can you picture it?   The sun shining warmly above you, while you lounge on the beach enjoying the smell of the salty sea air mingled with suntan lotion, and the cries of an overtired child. Hold everything. Did you say overtired child?  Yes, unfortunately many people avoid taking vacations with their little ones for fear of wrecking their child’s sleep…

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4 Steps To Setting Up a Sleep Friendly Environment

4 Steps To Setting Up a Sleep Friendly Environment

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One of the best things you can do to help your child learn to sleep is to set them up with a “sleep-friendly environment”. This means two things: an environment that is both conducive to sleep and safe. By putting your baby to sleep in a sleep-friendly environment, you are setting the stage for success.   How do I create a sleep friendly environment?   Dark The darker the room…

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