Sleep Regressions

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Sleep Regression — What to Do When Your Sleeping Baby Stops Sleeping

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You have followed all the steps, and maybe done the Shuffle for a week here and there. You have a baby who sleeps well. Then it happens. The dreaded sleep regression. Common at many ages and for many reasons, sleep regression is the single most popular baby sleep topic at Sleeplady.com. We have put together a handy list of articles with great advice. If you’re struggling with a sudden setback, scroll through…

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7 Ways Dad Can Pitch In With Older Sibling Sleep Regression

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When you are expecting an addition to your family you prepare to sleep less, shower less, and generally have less “alone” time. You know the upcoming days with a newborn in the house will be treasured but very, very full. You also are likely to tell big brother (or big sister) what they can expect when they welcome a new baby home. As a seasoned parent you expect that there…

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HELP! My Sleep Coached Baby Isn’t Sleeping Anymore!

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  Would you like to have me answer your baby or toddler 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 video, I’m going to answer this mom’s question: “Help! My 11-month-old was doing…

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The 2-Year Sleep Regression

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Many parents breathe a sigh of relief once their child hits the toddler years. But then you’re dealing with molars, budding independence, and (for some) potty training. Logically, we think that development keeps moving forward, but when it comes to two year olds, you’ll notice that there’s a bit of backsliding as they learn new skills and grow up a bit, which includes the potential for another sleep regression. You…

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When Does the 4-Month Sleep Regression End?

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So, you’ve survived your baby’s 4-month sleep regression (or, as I like to call it, the 4-month sleep PROgression, since your baby grows so much during this time!) and emerged with a baby who is engaged with the world around him. Congratulations! You probably noticed this fussy period lasted longer than other developmental phases (at least so far). Actually, from this age on the skills your baby is mastering are…

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When Will My Baby’s Sleep Regression End?

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If you’re asking yourself this question, chances are that you’ve been short on sleep, and so has your very cranky, sleep-fighting baby. Sleep regressions are difficult for all of us, but thankfully most children (not all, but most) don’t experience every sleep regression. If they did, no one would sleep during the first two years! On the chance that you’re wondering whether your baby or toddler is currently going through…

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Is My Toddler Experiencing a Sleep Regression or Night Terrors?

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Would you like to have me answer your toddler 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! If you would rather read than watch my above video then here is the transcript of this week’s video about sleep regressions and night terrors: Hi….

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Sleep Regression: Just a Phase?

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We’ve all been there. Baby has been peacefully sleeping through the night, and, consequently, so is everyone else. Hooray! And then, out of the blue, your sweet baby is up at all hours, wanting to be soothed, fed, and crying. What happened? Many refer to these short episodes as a Sleep Regression.   What is a Sleep Regression?   So what is a sleep regression? The term ‘sleep regression’ is…

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The 18 Month Sleep Regression

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You were sleeping peacefully…and then you hear your toddler. He’s not just rustling around resettling. He’s screaming mad. Literally. As you drag yourself out of bed, you wonder to yourself what’s wrong? What could be causing your toddler sleep problems? Could this be two-year molars? An ear infection? Is he gassy from eating too much broccoli at dinner? Is his newfound walking (or running!) causing this? The answer: It could truly…

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