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Category: Baby Sleep Problems

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My Children Won’t Sleep — Tips for When Nobody is Sleeping

My Children Won’t Sleep — Tips for When Nobody is Sleeping There’s an expectation that when you bring home a new baby, you’ll be tired. When it’s a first baby, it’s hard, but manageable. Add a new baby to the mix, and suddenly multiple children won’t sleep. What can you do? Many tired parents call…

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Sleep Training Twins — Tips Just for Coaching Two at Once

Sleep Training Twins — Tips Just for Coaching Two at Once Being a parent of twins is a job requiring full-on commitment with many challenges.  It is a role both fabulous and flabbergasting, with days filled with so many moments of wonder and excitement…but also exhaustion.  Perhaps you have figured out a feeding and sleeping…

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Newborn Sleep Patterns — How to Nurture Your Baby the First Months

Newborn Sleep Patterns — How to Nurture Your Baby the First Months One of the top questions new parents ask is “How can I encourage good newborn sleep patterns with my baby?” They often wonder what they can do to help their babies take better naps and to sleep through the night. First, you must…

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My Baby Cries Until She Throws Up — What Should I Do?

My Baby Cries Until She Throws Up — What Should I Do? A mom named Kate wrote in with a concern about her 9 month-old who cries until she throws up at bedtime. She writes: “My 9-month-old still co-sleeps with us and wakes up to 2 to 3 times per night for breastfeeding. I’m really…

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Controlled Crying Doesn’t Work — What Should I Do?

Controlled Crying Doesn’t Work — What Should I Do? Gayle wrote: “My almost 8-month old has responded reasonably well to a gradual extinction method of sleep training, i.e. controlled crying. We’re on day 40. “She was settling herself throughout the night by day 5 but still she has a night of waking every three or…

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Baby Sleep Coach — When to Hire a Professional

Baby Sleep Coach — When to Hire a Professional If you’re a first time parent, there is almost no way to prepare for the early days of sleep-deprived stupor. Perhaps this isn’t your first, but you blocked out the experience with your previous children. Most new parents encounter some period where they are getting by…

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Nighttime Bottle Feedings – How Do I Wean My Nine-Month-Old?

Nighttime Bottle Feedings – How Do I Wean My Nine-Month-Old? A reader named Tiffany wrote in to ask about her nine-month-old’s nighttime bottle feedings: “We cannot kick the night wakings of our 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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Baby Constantly Hums While Sleeping? — Not All That Uncommon…

Baby Constantly Hums While Sleeping? — Not All That Uncommon… A mom named Britt wrote in about her baby who constantly hums while sleeping. It might sound uncommon, but believe it or not, it isn’t! I’ll help this mom get to the bottom of why her baby is humming. She wrote: “Can you please explain…

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My Baby Learned to Stand and Now He Won’t Sleep Through!

My Baby Learned to Stand and Now He Won’t Sleep Through! Parents have written to me often about this topic. As soon as their baby learned to stand, they won’t sleep. Here are two of those questions, along with my advice to help them through. Two of those notes are featured here, and I’ll help…

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