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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.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

I get so many questions from parents about their children and sleep trouble, much of which looks (or tends to look) like sleep apnea. But what I find so many of us miss is stopping for a moment to remind parents that they may also be suffering from obstructive sleep apnea. So many of us…

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Do I Have to Sleep Coach?

So many parents ask me the same question: “Do I have to sleep coach? Will my child just outgrow this?” My answer is always the same: sleep is a learned skill. Many parents are surprised to learn that sleep is not something you’re born with, rather, it’s up to us to teach our children. And,…

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Sleep and Toddler Tantrums

Any parent with a toddler (especially a 2 or 3 year old) has been through a tantrum. Sometimes you can see them coming, and sometimes, they take you by surprise. I recently talked to a mom who was out at the grocery store with her toddler, so she was trying to hurry. And then it…

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Newborn Sleep: How much is enough?

New parents are often taken by surprise by their newborn baby’s sleep patterns. Parents may wonder whether their baby is sleeping enough, or find themselves questioning how much day versus night sleep they should be getting. With the overabundance of information telling you how much sleep your baby should be getting (and the health risks…

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Is My Baby's Early Rising Caused by Hunger?

Would you like to have me answer your early rising question 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. In this video blog,…

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The 10 Best Bedtime Stories

It’s National Children’s Book week, and in honor of that, I thought I’d do a round up of some of our parent’s (and my) favorite bedtime stories. From the tried and true to the newer titles, I know that there’s a book in here for every mom and every child. Let’s get started, shall we?…

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Could My Child's Early Rising Be Sleep Apnea?

  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!   Hi. I’m Kim West, the Sleep Lady and in…

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