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How to Get Your Baby to Sleep at Night in Five Easy Steps

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There aren’t many things that humble a person more than having a child. New parents quickly find themselves thrust into the world of on-the-job training, and “been-there-done-that” parents may realize that each subsequent child requires a different set of tricks and tools than their previous offspring did. Getting a baby to sleep is perhaps one of the steepest parental learning curves. Please keep in mind that many sleep experts don’t…

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Gentle Sleep Coaching: How Do I Eliminate My Baby’s Night Wakings?

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Hi. I’m Kim West, the Sleep Lady, and in this video, I’m going to answer Jamie’s question that she posted on my Facebook page. Here’s what she wrote: Hi. My nine-month-old wakes during the night for her dummy (or pacifier) and also one night feed. How do I eliminate this? She goes to bed at half seven and she’ll still be awake at that time. Then the times that she…

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Sleep Coaching — When to Hire a Professional

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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 on very little sleep. Newborns and infants wake frequently as a survival mechanism, so little sleep is par for the course in early parenthood….

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How Important Is “Drowsy But Awake”?

How Important Is “Drowsy But Awake”?

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Would you like me to answer your baby sleep problem in my next video? If so, post your question on my Facebook Page! 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 today I’m going to answer Ashley’s question:   “My 11-month-old has always been a terrible sleeper but she does well with naps. We…

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Is My Baby's Separation Anxiety Causing Sleep Problems?

Is My Baby’s Separation Anxiety Causing Sleep Problems?

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Would you like me to answer your baby sleep problem in my next video? If so, post your question on my Facebook Page! I will pick several questions a month to answer and post them here on the blog!   Hi! I’m Kim West, The Sleep Lady. Today I’m going to answer Lindsey’s question:   “Help! My ten-month-old does not nap and is up all night. She only takes two…

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Question of the week_ Nighttime Waking? Your Baby Can Learn How to Get Back to Sleep!

Nighttime Waking? How To Get a Baby to Sleep and Back to Sleep!

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  Would you like me to answer your baby sleep problem in my next video? If so, post your question on my Facebook Page! 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 today I’m going to answer Jamie’s question:   “My son just turned one. At eight weeks he was sleeping through the night…

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Your Top 9 Sleep Questions Answered

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Believe it or not, last year, I received more emails, messages, and posts to my Facebook Page than ever before! Throughout all of these correspondences, I noticed some trends, which tells me that many of you are struggling with the same sleep questions. This means that your baby, toddler, or preschooler isn’t the only one not napping, waking during the night, or experiencing a sleep regression. I know that you…

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My 10 Month Old Constantly Hums While She Is Sleeping

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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 taking her to the doctors. I’ve tried giving her Motrin for any pains or discomfort…

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Is My Baby Using Me As His Sleep Crutch?

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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 vlog, I’m going to answer Tamron’s question. Here’s what she e-mailed in:   “My…

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