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Category: Sleep Training and Coaching

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Is It Selfish to Sleep Coach? A Baby Sleep Expert Responds

Is It Selfish to Sleep Coach? A Baby Sleep Expert Responds When we find out that we are pregnant we are overjoyed and elated by the idea of bringing a new life into the world. From that moment forward we do everything in our power to protect the little human being that is growing inside…

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children won't sleep

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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twin schedules

Twin Schedules: Getting Your Twins on a Feeding and Sleeping Schedule

Twin Schedules: Getting Your Twins on a Feeding and Sleeping Schedule Mothers of twins are always asked, “How do you do it all?” The honest truth, as most of these moms would tell you, is having a flexible but predictable feeding and sleeping schedule. Having a schedule is a great idea for parents of singletons,…

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Wean The Pacifier! How to Sleep Train Without the Binkey

Wean The Pacifier! How to Sleep Train Without the Binkey A reader named Holly wrote in about how to wean the pacifier and get some better sleep for her nine month-old. She writes: “My nine-month-old still wakes up four times a night for apparently no reason. Any advice? I give her water in the night…

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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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Hair Twirling at Bedtime? How to Break a Common Sleep Crutch

Hair Twirling at Bedtime? How to Break a Common Sleep Crutch A reader named Amber wrote into The Sleep Lady about her problem with hair twirling at bedtime. Her son seems to be using this as a sleep crutch. She writes: “My son Owen will be 2 in a little over a month and he…

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sibling sleep regression

Older Sibling Sleep Regression — 7 Ways Dad can Help

Older Sibling Sleep Regression — 7 Ways Dad can Help When you are expecting an addition to your family you prepare to sleep less, shower less, and generally have less “alone” time. You know the upcoming days with a newborn in the house will be treasured but very, very full. One thing you may not…

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My Toddler is Waking and Screaming at Night! What Should I Do?

My Toddler is Waking and Screaming at Night! What Should I Do? A reader named Natalie wrote in with a question. Her toddler is waking and screaming at night. She writes: Hi there. My 19-month-old goes to bed fine, but he is waking and screaming at night until he comes into my bed. He’s a…

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won't nap at daycare

My Baby Won’t Nap at Daycare! What Should I Do?

My Baby Won’t Nap at Daycare! What Should I Do? A mom named Amy is struggling with her daughter who won’t nap at daycare. She writes: Luckily my 8 month old daughter is sleeping through the night now. I am a working mom and not at home with my baby during the week to nap…

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naps are too short

Naps Are Too Short? It’s Time to Nap Coach My Baby!

Naps Are Too Short? It’s Time to Nap Coach My Baby! A mom named Terra wrote in and asked the following question about her baby whose naps are too short: “I have a baby sleep problem. My baby is almost 6 months old. I’m working on getting her 3 regular naps a day. What should…

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