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Tag: baby sleep advice

The Benefits of Co-Sleep and Roomsharing

In my last article about co-sleeping, I focused on the how. In this article, I’m going to focus on the why. There are a number of benefits for co-sleeping families, and many of them extend far beyond infancy. I realize that some of these points may seem obvious, but some of the benefits are things…

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Nursing and Co-Sleeping With My Toddler

Would you like to have me answer your sleep question in my next video? If so, scroll down and submit your question in the comment section below. I will pick several questions a month to answer and post them here on the blog! If you would rather read than watch my above video then here…

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The Importance of Sleep

Everyone knows that sleep is important (especially baby sleep). Adults need an average of seven to eight hours of sleep each night, minimum, in order to function normally. That means that when you get adequate sleep, you will be able think clearly, focus, and your mood will be elevated. Recently, there has been some new research…

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Baby Sleep Problems: Napping Difficulties

Would you like to have me answer your sleep question in my next video? If so, scroll down and submit your question in the comment section below. I will pick several questions a month to answer and post them here on the blog! If you would rather read than watch my above video then here…

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Daycare Naps: Are Difficulties at Childcare Causing Early Rising?

Daycare Naps: Are Difficulties at Childcare Causing Early Rising? Hi, Kim West, the Sleep Lady, and today I’m going to answer Dana’s question. Dana emailed in with this email: “Hi, I have a 16-month-old son who’s been having sleep issues a lot lately. Ever since he transitioned to one nap because he moved up to…

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Baby Sleep: What Does it Really Mean to "Sleep Like a Baby?"

by Andrea Strang, CGSC Why has “Sleep Like a Baby” become our shorthand for a good night’s sleep? As parents, you may quickly come to realize that your baby’s sleep patterns differ from yours. Babies spend more time in light sleep and less time in what we would call restorative sleep. It is normal and…

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Baby Sleep: Great Nights Start With Great Mornings

Written by Irene Gouge, Loving Lessons Pediatric Sleep Consulting A good night of baby sleep starts with a great morning.  When the new day begins, it is a new day for everyone, a fresh start.    The best way to maximize this “good morning” is to connect with your child and have a positive first interaction.    …

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