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Baby Sleep Coach — When to Hire a Professional

Baby Sleep Coach — When to Hire a Professional 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…

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Sleep Coaching Secrets — Best Tips from Michelle Donaghy, GSC

Sleep Coaching Secrets — Best Tips from Michelle Donaghy, GSC I come across these issues often in my private practice, so thought I would share them with you. Once you’re ready to start sleeping coaching, following these sleep coaching secrets will help you achieve success and get the much needed sleep for you and your…

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Stop Swaddling Your Baby? Answering the Controversial Question

Stop Swaddling Your Baby? Answering the Controversial Question When your baby is in the hospital, your nurse hands her to you neatly swaddled, peaceful, and rested baby. Many parents take a class before their baby is born to learn how to properly care for baby, and the majority of these classes teach proper swaddling technique….

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Baby Constantly Hums While Sleeping? — Not All That Uncommon…

Baby Constantly Hums While Sleeping? — Not All That Uncommon… A mom named Britt wrote in about her baby who constantly hums while sleeping. It might sound uncommon, but believe it or not, it isn’t! I’ll help this mom get to the bottom of why her baby is humming. She wrote: “Can you please explain…

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My Baby Learned to Stand and Now He Won’t Sleep Through!

My Baby Learned to Stand and Now He Won’t Sleep Through! Parents have written to me often about this topic. As soon as their baby learned to stand, they won’t sleep. Here are two of those questions, along with my advice to help them through. Two of those notes are featured here, and I’ll help…

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My 14-Month-Old Wakes Up Too Early — How to Fix Early Rising

My 14-Month-Old Wakes Up Too Early — How to Fix Early Rising Hi there! Today I’m going to answer Kathleen’s e-mail question about her son who wakes up too early. She wrote in and said the following: “My fourteen-month old wakes up at 5 a.m. He’s always had this early wake up time. I’ve tried…

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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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Starting Sleep Training? 10 Steps to Take BEFORE You Start

Starting Sleep Training? 10 Steps to Take BEFORE You Start When your baby reaches the 6-month mark, the first thing on your mind is starting sleep training. To make things go as smoothly as possible, there are some boxes to check before you start. This comprehensive list includes the information you need: Make sure you…

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Early Rising and Naps: Wake Time is Ruining Our Nap Schedule

Early Rising and Naps: Wake Time is Ruining Our Nap Schedule A reader named Ann wrote in for help with her son’s early rising and naps. She wrote: “I’ve been trying to get my 5 month old on a good nap schedule, but it’s so hard as he wakes up at different times each day….

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Cosleeping with Multiple Children: The Family Bed

Cosleeping with Multiple Children: The Family Bed A family bed — a fancy name for instances when parents are cosleeping with multiple children in a ‘family’ bed — is quite common. Although not many families talk about it, they do need to consider what happens when another baby is introduced into a family bed. You…

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