Get Baby To Sleep: 7 Sure-Fire Tips

Getting a baby to sleep can be tricky, can’t it? Contrary to what many first-time parents-to-be assume, most babies do not simply fall asleep when they are tired and wake when they are rested. In fact, lots of babies go from sleepy to fussy to exhausted to overly tired to flat out screaming (sometimes, in …

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6 Ways The Amazon Echo Will Transform Your Child’s Bedtime Routine

Do you have the Amazon Echo yet? Leave it to Amazon to create such a cool product! The Amazon Echo is basically a personal assistant that lives in your house and is always listening for your next request. The Echo can play music, answer your questions, sync with your smart devices, and even control your …

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10 Tough Baby Sleep Problems, and How To Solve Them

Solving your baby’s sleep problems can be tough enough, but finding the solution to YOUR specific problem can be even tougher. After all, the sleep training plan we would recommend for parents who want to transition away from cosleeping would be very different than the sleep training plan we would recommend for parents who want …

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Nursing Baby To Sleep: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Let’s be honest here – we’ve all done this. When your baby is crying at 2 a.m., and you know that offering a quick feed would silence those cries and put that baby right back to sleep, what do you do? Simple…you feed that baby to sleep! Feeding a baby to sleep is one of …

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Should You Wake A Sleeping Baby?

“Never wake a sleeping baby.” Even people who are not parents have heard the old adage. That one phrase perfectly describes how elusive baby sleep can be for exhausted parents. It almost feels superstitious in a way, as if by waking a sleeping baby, you may never get another moment’s rest again. So if your …

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25 Nap Time Tips: How To Help Your Baby Nap Better and Longer

We know, parents, we know – judging by what we’re hearing from many of you in our Helpdesk, naps are high on your radar! You want to know how to make them more consistent, how to make them longer, how to make each nap as restorative as possible! In short, you want to become the …

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When Will Your Baby Sleep Through the Night?

Most new parents comment on the sleep deprivation that goes along with having a newborn baby. As a sleep consultant for over 10 years, a common question is when do babies start sleeping through the night? The short answer is babies start sleeping through the night more regularly around 6 months old. Some formula-fed babies …

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How Long to Cry It Out (CIO)

This topic “How long to cry it out?” has come up a few times in the last few weeks in one way or another, so I thought I’d talk about it this week. I always preface any discussion about cry it out by making sure that everyone understands that I’m not a “Cry It Out …

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