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Category: Night Weaning

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My Toddler Can’t Self-Soothe at Bedtime — Tips for Better Sleep

My Toddler Can’t Self-Soothe at Bedtime — Tips for Better Sleep A reader named Maria wrote in about her toddler who can’t self-soothe at bedtime. She’s looking for some bedtime advice: “My son is almost 14 months old. I never sleep trained him. His bedtime is 7:00 p.m. and he is currently napping twice a…

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Nursing Through The Night: When is it Time to Stop?

Nursing Through The Night: When is it Time to Stop? A reader named Carly wrote in a question about nursing through the night with her toddler. She asks: “My 14-month-old is still nursing through the night. I put him down awake and leave the room and he goes to sleep. He wakes up to nurse…

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Reflux and Baby Sleep: Helping Your Infant with GERD

Reflux and Baby Sleep : Helping Your Infant with GERD Does your baby suffer from reflux or GERD? Reflux can cause night wakenings, discomfort when lying down, and shortened naps. However, a diagnosis of reflux doesn’t mean you can’t sleep train your baby. With a little planing and patience, reflux and baby sleep can coexist….

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My Baby Wakes Up Constantly Throughout the Night!

My Baby Wakes Up Constantly Throughout the Night! A mom wrote in with a question we hear often. This baby wakes up constantly, and her mom is ready to solve her baby’s sleep problems. “My daughter has turned just seven months old and has never slept through the night. Her problem is not going to…

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Bottle Weaning – Saying “Bye Bye” to the Bottle for Good

Bottle Weaning – Saying “Bye Bye” to the Bottle for Good There are so many factors that affect baby and toddler sleep. If your toddler (or even preschooler) is using a bottle at naps, bedtime, or to re-settle overnight, then he or she might be using it as their sleep crutch. If you notice that…

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Common Newborn Sleep Problems and What to Do About Them

Common Newborn Sleep Problems and What to Do About Them 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…

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Toddler Night Weaning: How Do I Stop the Constant Night Wakings?

Toddler Night Weaning: How Do I Stop the Constant Night Wakings? A mom named Hailey wrote to me and asked me a question about toddler night weaning: “My one-year-old wakes up six times a night. Sometimes it is for his pacifier and sometimes it is for milk. But mostly it is for no reason other…

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Night Weaning My Baby: My Baby Wakes All Night! Please Help!

Night Weaning My Baby: My Baby Wakes at Night! Please Help! A mom named Melody was desperate for help. She asked, “I need help night weaning my baby!” Here’s what she had to say: “My 11 month old son doesn’t have a problem falling asleep, it’s staying asleep. He still wakes at night… sometimes 3-4 times…

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

Night Weaning After Six Months: How to Gently End Night Feedings The most common problem 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. Their need for this sleep crutch compounds as they get older and no longer…

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