Question of the week_ Should I Nap With My Child?

Should I Nap With My Child?

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  Would you like to have me answer your baby sleep problem in my next video? If so, scroll down and submit your question in the comment section below. I will pick several questions a month to answer and post them here on the blog!   I’m Kim West, the Sleep Lady and in this video blog I’m gonna answer Natalia’s question. Here’s what she wrote in: “At the moment, my…

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Introducing Belinda Hodren as My Featured Gentle Sleep Coach!

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Join me in welcoming Belinda Hodren, from Softly Sleeping as my Featured Gentle Sleep Coach! She will be available on my Facebook Page for the next two weeks to help answer your baby sleep questions! Belinda is a mom of 2 with 18 years experience as an Occupational Therapist. She is a  Gentle Sleep Coach  and now offers coaching and support in home and on Skype. She is based in Central…

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Choose the Best Bed For Your Baby

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There has been a big push lately toward choosing greener options, especially when it comes to babies. Whether it’s food, clothing, carpeting, or your baby’s crib, everyone seems to have a green, or organic, option out there. But is it really that important? When it comes to the surface that your baby sleeps on, maybe it is. What’s In A Crib Mattress?   Turns out, a lot! There was a…

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8 Benefits to using the Magic Sleepsuit to transition from the swaddle: Why is it better than cold turkey?

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Guest Post by Maureen, creator of the Magic Sleepsuit Just as babies need the swaddle to transition from the womb, they also need a means to transition from the swaddle. At a certain point, babies get to a point when they are ready to be transitioned from the confines of a swaddle, but are not ready for complete freedom of movement (“cold turkey”). The Moro Reflex   Their Moro reflex…

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Question of the week_ Why Isn't My Toddler Sleeping Through The Night?

Why Isn’t My Toddler Sleeping Through The Night?

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Would you like me to answer your baby sleep problem in my next video? If so, please post your question on my Facebook Page! I will pick several questions a month to answer and post them here on the blog!   Hi, Kim West, The Sleep Lady and in today’s vlog, I’m going to answer Michelle’s question:   “My child is 1 year old and still does not sleep through the…

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Question of the week_ My Toddler is Waking at Night for a Bottle

My Toddler is Waking at Night for a Bottle

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Would you like to have me answer your toddler sleep problem in my next video? If so, please visit my Facebook Page and post your question using the hashtag #askthesleeplady! I will pick several questions a month to answer and post them here on the blog! If you would rather read than watch my above video then here is the transcript of this week’s toddler sleep problem video: Hi, Kim West,…

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Introducing Megan Stearman as My Featured Gentle Sleep Coach!

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Join me in welcoming Megan Stearman, from Turtle Moon Sleep Consulting as my Featured Gentle Sleep Coach!  She is available on my Facebook page to help answer YOUR baby sleep questions for the next two weeks. Just post on my wall to hear what she recommends!   To learn more about Megan: My name is Megan Stearman. I am a well-rested wife and mother of two boys ages 6 and…

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Question of the week_ Could My Baby's Naps Be Too Long?

Could My Baby’s Naps Be Too Long?

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  Would you like me to answer your baby sleep problem in my next video? If so, scroll down and submit your question in the comment section below. I will pick several questions a month to answer and post them here on the blog!   Hi, Kim West, The Sleep Lady and in today’s vlog, I’m going to answer this mom’s question:   “My 11-month-old takes really long naps sometimes….

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Understanding What “Drowsy But Awake” Really Means

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Over the years, I’ve come to the conclusion that everyone has a different definition of “drowsy”. That’s fine, except when we’re talking about “drowsy but awake” and sleep coaching.   What Does It Really Mean?     When I talk about “drowsy but awake”, I mean that your child is awake enough to understand that it’s bedtime, you’re putting him in his crib, and it’s time to sleep. I think that…

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Crane Humidifier Giveaway

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Although spring is supposed to be here, many of us are still in the throes of unpredictable weather, warm one day and freezing the next. If you’ve been using your heater, you’ve probably noticed that the air feels dry, your skin is a bit dry. If you are noticing the drying effects of your heat, then likely, so are your children. A humidifier helps to increase the level of humidity,…

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