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Resources to Answer Your Sleep Training Questions

Facing some serious sleep deprivation? We are here to help with our top gentle sleep tips. Kim West LCSW-C, the creator of The Sleep Lady Shuffle℠ and mom of two, has 25 years of experience in sleep training. She has seen everything and there’s no sleep problem too hard for her to solve.

Our gentle sleep tips blog was created by Kim for parents with children as old as 6 years old, right down to newborns. From sleep training questions to weaning, daily schedules, co-sleeping, naps and so much more, we are sure there’s an answer to your sleep questions below!

Gentle Sleep Tips Blog and Resources

For more than 25 years, we have been on a mission to provide
proven, achievable, gentle sleep tips and solutions for parents and families everywhere.

12 Month Sleep Regression — What to Expect

As your baby approaches 12 months, it’s time to talk about sleep regressions — AGAIN! Do you sometimes wonder if your baby’s sleep regressions will ever end? Will you EVER be able to count on a good night’s sleep for you and your child? You know you’re facing a 12 month sleep regression when your…

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Ideal Bedtime: How to Decide What Time Your Child Goes to Bed

How do you decide when your child should go to sleep at night? Is there really an ideal bedtime for your child? And does it really matter when he goes to sleep as long as he gets the sleep he needs? These are the questions you may be asking in your search for your child’s…

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Video: Help! My Toddler Wakes Up When the Newborn is Nursing

Hi. I’m Kim West, the Sleep Lady. In today’s video I’m going to answer Jade’s question about her toddler who wakes up when the newborn is nursing. “How do we get our 2 ½ year old to stay asleep in her room at night? I have a 9-day old baby. I’m struggling with night feedings…

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Drowsy But Awake — The Cornerstone of Successful Sleep Training

Drowsy But Awake — The Cornerstone of Successful Sleep Training The term “Drowsy But Awake” comes up in just about every piece of advice about sleep coaching. But just what does it mean? Newborns drift in and out of sleep in short cycles, while older babies and toddlers consolidate into more regular patterns. The minutes…

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The Top Ten Sleep Lady Posts of 2017 – Year in Review Countdown

It’s time for a countdown! As we’re getting ready to jump into 2018, we’ve done a little countdown of our own. Here are the ten most-read articles on the Sleep Lady’s blog for 2017. There seems to be a common theme in these — we spent 2017 trying to figure out when our babies were…

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Night Waking – How to Kick the Habit for Good!

Hi. I’m Kim West, the Sleep Lady, and in this video I’m going to answer Tiffany’s question about night waking. Here’s what she wrote in: “I cannot kick the night wakings of my nine-month-old. Our daughter is obsessed with her bottle whether hungry or not and must have it when she wakes for comfort. How…

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