Night Weaning

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My Toddler Wakes At Night and Will Not Go Back to Sleep Without Nursing

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Hi, Kim West, The Sleep Lady and in this vlog, I’m going to answer this parent’s question: “My 11-month-old wakes up routinely at 1 or 2:00 a.m. and again at 5:00 a.m. I tried “cry it out” but he will not go back to sleep until I come in and nurse him.” In your note, you told me something very important, which is that you’ve tried “cry it out.”  That means…

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My 15-Month-Old Still Wakes Up at Night for a Bottle – Video

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Hi, Kim West, The Sleep Lady and today, I’m going to answer this mom’s question about her toddler who still wakes up at night for a bottle: “My daughter is 15 months old and was born premature at 31 weeks.” (So, I’m going to consider her about 13 months.) “We’ve had some problems getting her to sleep at night since she was born. She still wakes up several times during…

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11 Common Sleep Problems and What to Do About Them

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We’re each unique and so are our children. Parents often see this uniqueness reflected in the way their baby sleeps. Some babies arrive ready to be swaddled and have sweet dreams. Others fight sleep day and night. Your family’s sleep challenges may feel as unique as your child, but chances are they also fall into some of the common categories MANY families face along the way to getting their baby…

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How to End Night Feedings: Gentle Night Weaning After Six Months

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The most common problem by far that I have encountered with children and behavioral sleep disorders is that most children who experience problems falling asleep have never learned to fall asleep without a breast or bottle in their mouths. This problem of needing this sleep crutch compounds as they get older and no longer physically need a bottle or breast before going to sleep. As they become toddlers, they are…

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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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Night Waking – How to Kick the Habit for Good!

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Hi. I’m Kim West, the Sleep Lady, and in this video I’m going to answer Tiffany’s question about night waking. Here’s what she wrote in: “I cannot kick the night wakings of my nine-month-old. Our daughter is obsessed with her bottle whether hungry or not and must have it when she wakes for comfort. How do I break an addiction like this? The problem is that she will go from…

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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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5 of the Biggest Changes in Infant Feeding — And What Hasn’t Changed

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I remember how clueless I felt when gearing up to feed my first baby. I was given all sorts of advice that made my head want to explode. Because I loved my baby so much, I wanted to give her the best. As a dietitian, I decided to dig into the research and have kept up with it ever since (my baby was born 10 years ago!). Since that time,…

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Night Waking: My 11 Month Old Wakes Every Two Hours for a Bottle

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Hi. I’m Kim West, The Sleep Lady, and in today’s video I’m going to answer Stacy’s question about night waking that she posted on my Facebook page. Here’s what she asked: “My 11 month-old is still waking for milk or water every two hours. What can I do to help him sleep?” The Sleep Crutch Identified Stacy, this is a very common question and more than likely your 11 month-old…

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VLOG: My Toddler Wakes Every Night and Won’t Take a Nap

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Hi. I’m Kim West, the Sleep Lady, and in this video, I’m going to answer Samantha’s question about her toddler who wakes every night. She posted the following on my Facebook page: My son is two and a half and doesn’t sleep a lot in the day, and goes from 5:00 am to 6:00 p.m. He has a bottle and falls asleep and I put him in his cot. He…

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