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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.

Does Your Baby’s Childcare Negatively Affect His Sleep?

  One of the most frequently touched on questions that I receive involves naps (or lack thereof sometimes) at childcare. And WHY does your child sleep differently at childcare and home? And what if childcare nap schedules are different than what you do at home? How can you ensure that your child naps/sleeps well at…

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Are You Ready To Stop Swaddling?

Guest post by Maureen A. Howard of Magic Sleepsuit®   The Magic Sleepsuit is a swaddle transition product designed by a mother of four who is also a pediatric physical therapist. The Magic Sleepsuit provides babies with a cozy, secure feeling, and helps muffle their reflexive startles to aid in their sleep. The Magic Sleepsuit is…

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Consistency In Sleep Coaching

Sleep coaching requires consistency … Here’s why:   We all know we “should” be consistent in parenting in general—myself included. Yet none of us are perfect parents, though we do try.  I get it.  I’m a parent, too.  It’s hard work taking care of our little ones!  And often, it’s hard to be consistent, but…

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My 10 Month Old Constantly Hums While She Is Sleeping

Hi, Kim West, The Sleep Lady and today, I’m going help Britt with her unique baby sleep problem. She wrote in the following:   “Can you please explain why my now 10-month old will make a noise like a constant hum or whine while she’s sleeping. Physically, there’s nothing wrong with her because we keep…

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When Should I Night Wean My Toddler?

  Would you like me to answer your baby sleep problem in my next video? If so, click on the button to the right that says “Click Here to Ask the Sleep Lady” and submit your question. I will pick several questions a month to answer and post them here on the blog!   Hi,…

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A Lesson In Pillows and Safe Toddler Sleep

Congratulations! You’ve just moved your toddler to a “big kid” bed. You’ve taken down the ‘baby’ decorations (it’s okay to be sad! I certainly was when the time came), and have agreed upon a new theme. You’ve gone shopping for wall decals, a new night light, and, the best part of all, new bedding. Whether…

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Sleep Coaching With Postpartum Depression

  This week, I’m answering Cat’s question about sleep and post partum depression:   “My son is two and a half and was recently transitioned from one nap at day care at around 11:30 or 12:00 to no naps because he was refusing to sleep until 9:30 or 10:00 pm on those days when he had a…

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