Co-Sleep

Transitioning From Co-Sleeping To His Crib Using Gentle Sleep Coaching

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Hi. I’m Kim West, The Sleep Lady, and in this video I’m going to answer Donna’s question that she posted on my Facebook page. Here’s what she wrote: Hello. My 10-month-old has been co-sleeping with me as I found it easier while breastfeeding. So, where do I start getting him to sleep in his own room? – Donna. Donna, there are a couple of different options that we can try…

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Are You Done Co-Sleeping?

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This week’s video blog is from Kid’s in the House, a wonderful parenting resource filled with expert advice on hundreds of topics, including sleep.  This video helps you through the transition from moving your co-sleeping child to his own bed, gently and effectively. Here’s the transcript: “If you have decided you want to end co-sleeping, here are my suggestions.  It’s a multi-step process because you can’t just go from all sleeping…

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How Can I Gently End Co-Sleeping With My Toddler?

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Hi, Kim West, The Sleep Lady and in this vlog, I am going to answer Cristina’s question: “Please help. My son is a year and a half and he’s co-sleeping with me. He doesn’t want to sleep in his crib. He wakes up in the middle of the night. I’ve tried everything. I’ve shortened his naps. I’ve lengthened his naps. Nothing seems to work. “Sometimes I’m afraid he might fall…

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Is My Toddler Jealous That My Baby is Co-Sleeping With Us?

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Would you like me to answer your co-sleeping questions 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, I’m Kim West, the Sleep Lady and in this video blog, I’m going to answer Jenny’s question: “Hello. I have a 2 1/2 year old little daughter…

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How Can I End Co-Sleeping and Build Good Sleep Habits?

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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, I’m Kim West, the Sleep Lady and in today’s video blog, I’m going to answer Dominique’s question: “I’m a mother with twin boys who…

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6 Tips to Help Your Co-Sleeping Baby Transitioning to His Own Bed

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We’ve talked a lot about co-sleeping, and there are many benefits to safely co-sleeping with your children . But what if you’re ready to make a change and end your co-sleeping relationship? Maybe no one is sleeping (remember, families that contact me who are co-sleeping want to change it, because what they’re doing isn’t working), or your baby is waking frequently at night, or you’re ready for your preschooler to…

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How to Teach Your Co-Sleeping Toddler to Fall Asleep

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At some point, everyone needs to learn to put themselves to sleep, and that includes your co-sleeping toddler. The point of co-sleeping is to allow everyone in the family to sleep well, which also means that you do not have to continue to go to bed at 7 p.m. You also do not have to keep your overtired toddler up until your bedtime or lie down with them when it’s…

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Co-Sleeping and Naps

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New moms are usually told by, well, everyone, to try and sleep when baby sleeps. This works out well if you are co-sleeping, as your baby sleeps in your bed with you, making it convenient for both mom and baby to sleep at the same time. But what happens when baby is a bit older or you have another child? How many of us would like to have a little…

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Co-Sleeping with Multiple Children

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A family bed (a fancy name for instances when parents have more than one child sleeping, or co-sleeping, with them in one ‘family’ bed) is quite common. Although not many families talk about it, they do need to consider what happens when another baby is introduced into a family bed. You probably won’t be surprised to learn that experts do not recommend that infants and toddlers share the same bed….

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