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Tag: baby sleep advice

3 Things That Won't Help Your Baby Sleep: The Anti-Advice

This is a great  blog post by Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson, aka Seattle Mama Doc. Its short, sweet and packed with info! I have put her words in italic. There is a lot of information (and opinion) about how to get your infant to sleep through the night. Cry it out/don’t cry it out, rocking/no…

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Sleeping Through the Night — Why Did My Baby Stop?

If you would rather read than watch my above video then here is the transcript of this week’s baby sleep problem video: Hi! I’m Kim West, The Sleep Lady. Today, I’m going to answer an exhausted mom’s email question about her 10-month-old baby’s sleep problem. She didn’t give me her name. So, I’m just going…

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Holiday Sleep Tips for Toddlers — Sleeping on the Road

No matter how hard you try to keep your child on a predictable and comforting routine, the holidays sometimes make sleep disruptions unavoidable. Some toddlers are more adaptable than others. If you’re worried about getting off-track this season, check out these holiday sleep tips for toddlers. Good Sleep at Home As a general rule, the…

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Holiday Sleep Disasters — How to Avoid Sleep Problems on the Road

No matter how hard you try to keep your child on a predictable and comforting routine, the holidays sometimes make sleep disruptions unavoidable. Some children are more adaptable than others, and get back into their normal routine without missing a beat. Parents also handle change differently. Some moms and dads really strive to keep that…

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Gentle Sleep Coaching: How Do I Eliminate My Baby's Night Wakings?

Hi. I’m Kim West, the Sleep Lady, and in this video, I’m going to answer Jamie’s question that she posted on my Facebook page. Here’s what she wrote: Hi. My nine-month-old wakes during the night for her dummy (or pacifier) and also one night feed. How do I eliminate this? She goes to bed at…

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Spring Forward: Daylight Saving Transition Tips for your Family

Spring Forward: Daylight Saving Transition Tips for your Family Those early sleepy, dark nights of winter are already turning into the dusky purple of a fast-approaching Spring. This is the perfect time to prepare to spring forward for Daylight Saving Time. Not everyone in the world observes Daylight Saving Time, so these Daylight Saving tips…

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Sleep Coaching and Pacifiers: Sleep Coaching With and Without Them

Sleep Coaching and Pacifiers: Sleep Coaching With and Without Them Hi. I’m Kim West, The Sleep Lady, and today I’m going to answer Kate’s question about sleep coaching and pacifiers: “My seven-month-old goes down fine at about 7 o’clock and has been sleeping through until about 11 p.m. or 1 a.m. Then I give him…

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4 Essential Tips To Make School Mornings Better

Many of you have already started back to school, which is both wonderful and slightly terrifying-especially if you’ve been struggling with sleep. For those of you who are starting back this week or next, you have a little bit of time to help prepare your kids for a more structured schedule. For those of you…

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5 Questions To Ask Your Partner About Co-sleeping

What should you do if you and your partner don’t agree on how to sleep train your baby? For example, you want to co-sleep with your baby and he wants the baby to sleep in a separate nursery. Or maybe he believes in letting your baby cry it out but you have been reading about…

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