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4 month sleep regression

4 Month Sleep Regression: How to Get Back to Sleep

4 Month Sleep Regression: How to Get Back to Sleep If you’re here, chances are you are right in the middle of the 4 month sleep regression. You probably noticed this fussy period lasted longer than other developmental phases — at least so far. You’ll want to know: How long is the 4 month sleep…

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sleep regression

Sleep Regression: When, Why, and How to Start Sleeping Again

Sleep Regression: When, Why, and How to Start Sleeping Again We’ve all been there. Your baby has been peacefully sleeping through the night, and, consequently, so is everyone else. Then, out of the blue, your sweet baby is up at all hours, wanting to be soothed, fed, and crying. What happened? Many refer to these…

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sleep training

Gentle Sleep Training with The Sleep Lady Shuffle

Gentle Sleep Training with The Sleep Lady Shuffle Gentle sleep training — sometimes called sleep coaching — is nothing more than helping your baby learn to put himself to sleep so that he can successfully nap and eventually sleep through the night. Many parents don’t realize that babies do not inherently know how to fall…

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Do I Have to Sleep Coach?

So many parents ask me the same question: “Do I have to sleep coach? Will my child just outgrow this?” My answer is always the same: sleep is a learned skill. Many parents are surprised to learn that sleep is not something you’re born with, rather, it’s up to us to teach our children. And,…

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5 Reasons That A Sleep Coach is Better Than Any Sleep Book

Yesterday, I ran across an article in the Huffington Post entitled “I Read All The Baby Sleep Books”. In the article the author (a mother) is seemingly overwhelmed by the wealth of (mis)information available to parents who just want one thing: a baby who sleeps through the night. The article points out that every sleep…

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baby sleep aids

Baby Sleep Aids and Negative Sleep Associations – Break The Habit!

Baby Sleep Aids and Negative Sleep Associations – Break The Habit! What are baby sleep aids, or negative baby sleep associations? It is a connection a child makes with an action made by an adult to facilitate sleep (a sleep aid). It is referred to as “negative” because it will require the continued re-creation of…

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Sleep is a Learned Skill

Research shows it takes the average person 15-20 minutes to fall asleep. What do YOU do during this time? Some parents read, take a both, meditate, or watch TV. Children, too, need to find something to help put themselves to sleep – playing with stuffed animals, sucking their thumb, looking at books, twirling their hair,…

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