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Help! I Need a “No Cry It Out Method” to Teach My Baby to Sleep

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Hi. I’m Kim West, The Sleep Lady. Lacey is looking for help with a “no cry it out method” to get her baby to sleep. Here’s what she wrote: “My daughter is 14 months old. As a baby, she had colic and silent reflux. Over the first 9 months of her life, we had to rock her to sleep to help her with the reflux during the daytime and evening…

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Early Rising: The Sneaky Causes

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Hi, I’m Kim West, the Sleep Lady. In today’s video, I’m going to answer Lilia’s question about early rising: “Hi there. My baby girl has just turned 7 months and her sleeping patterns are rapidly going downhill. From 4 1/2 to 6 months, she was sleeping from 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m., lucky me. Life is great and I was a happy mom. We had loads of energy to play…

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wakes for night feeds

Help! My Baby Wakes for Night Feeds 10 Times a Night

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Hi. I’m Kim West, the Sleep Lady, and in this video, I’m going to answer Alexandra’s question about her son who wakes for night feeds. She wrote: My almost eight-month-old is still waking for milk. He’s sleeping with me because if I put him in this crib he wakes up about ten times crying and he won’t go to sleep if I don’t give him milk. He drinks my (breast)…

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teething

Teething – How to Get Back To Sleeping Through The Night

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Hi! I’m Kim West, The Sleep Lady, and in this video I’m going to answer Yolanda’s question about teething and sleep. Here’s what she wrote in: “My daughter is nearly 14 months old and was a great sleeper until she began teething at about 9 to 10 months old.  At first, we would have a week or two of night wakings due to teeth pain and then a good week…

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sleep coaching a four-year-old

Sleep Coaching a Four-Year-Old — Ask the Sleep Lady

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Hi. I’m Kim West, the Sleep Lady, and in today’s video I’m going to answer Ally’s question about sleep coaching a four-year-old that she posted on my Facebook page. Here’s what she wrote: My daughter is almost four years old and has been having a hard time lately falling asleep without our assistance. She needs us to hold her hand, snuggle or something that keeps us in the room. She…

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11-month-old who wakes

11-Month-Old Who Wakes Frequently at Night – Ask The Sleep Lady

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I’m Kim West, The Sleep Lady, and in this video I’m going to answer Debbie’s question about her 11-month-old who wakes up at night. Here’s what she wrote in: My 11 month-old son knows how to go to sleep on his own although there are times when he refuses. Then he needs to be rocked or sung to. But, he wakes up frequently throughout the night and needs to be…

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13-month-old nap schedule

The 13-Month-Old Nap Schedule and Daycare — How to Make it Work

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Hi. I’m Kim West, The Sleep Lady, and in this video I’m going to answer Sally’s question about an appropriate 13-month-old nap schedule for her child in daycare (nursery). Here’s what she wrote in: My daughter is 13 months-old and she started nursery three weeks ago. Now she’s sleeping only in the morning for an hour-and-a-half, and refuses to take the afternoon nap. Her bedtime is at 7:30.  Before nursery,…

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My Two-Year-Old Wakes Up Screaming At Night! What Can I Do?

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I’m Kim West, The Sleep Lady, and in this video, I’m going to answer Beth’s question about her toddler who wakes up screaming. Here’s what she wrote in: My 2-year-old has been having severe sleep issues for the past few months. She was always great about going to sleep since she was an infant. I would put her down awake and never needed a sleep crutch. She was usually able…

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six-month-old sleep

Help! My Six-Month-Old Has Never Been a Good Sleeper and it’s Getting Worse!

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Hi! I’m Kim West, The Sleep Lady, and in this video I’m going to answer Chloe’s question about her six-month-old. Here’s what she wrote in: “I have a six-month-old baby who has never been a good sleeper and it seems to be getting worse. She does have a late bedtime and I can’t seem to make it earlier.  I have to put her down at 6:30 or 7 but then…

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sleep lady shuffle

Is it Too Late to Do The Sleep Lady Shuffle With an Eight-and-a-Half-Month-Old?

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Hi! I’m Kim West, The Sleep Lady, and in today’s video I’m going to answer Sophia’s question about the Sleep Lady Shuffle. Here’s what she wrote in:  “Hi Kim. I have a question for you. Our daughter, Eredine, is 8 1/2 months-old and we recently used a form of controlled crying* with success”.  Now, 3-1/2 weeks later, she is starting to wake again. We’re not sure what to do. She’s teething…

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