Elimination Communication + Good Baby Sleep: My 7 Biggest Tips

by Andrea Olson of Go Diaper Free After years and years of teaching elimination communication (or EC) to parents with little babies, one of the biggest challenges they face is balancing EC with good baby sleep. In a recent survey of our Go Diaper Free community, one-third of parents said that Nighttime EC was their …

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When Can Babies Sleep Through the Night?

When Can Babies Sleep Through the Night?

With a new baby, sleeping through the night can feel like such an elusive goal. When can your baby sleep through the night? When will your baby sleep through the night? And, how can you work towards sleeping through the night in a gentle, healthy way that works for your child? Well, The Baby Sleep …

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How Many Hours Can Baby Sleep Without Feeding?

How many hours can a baby sleep without feeding? Feeding frequency can be very confusing given the many conflicting pieces of advice. While some sources will say babies can sleep through the night by 8 weeks old, others will say once your baby doubles their birth weight. This post will discuss this topic so you …

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Sleep Training a 6-Month Old – 5 Things You Need To Know

Sleep Training a 6-Month Old

Sleep training is the act of helping your baby learn good sleep habits and to sleep more independently. When you are sleep training a 6-month old, there are a few specific things to consider before you start. This article will discuss 5 things you should know before you begin sleep training your 6-month old. 1. …

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When Can Babies Sleep With Blankets?

When Can Babies Sleep With Blankets?

Babies can use wearable blankets from birth or as soon as you stop swaddling your baby. Your baby should not use loose blankets until they are at least a year old, however, you should not expect your child to keep a blanket on them for warmth while sleeping until at least 3-4 years old. Let’s …

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How to Swaddle a Baby + 5 Tips For Better Sleep

How to swaddle baby

Swaddling your newborn can help keep your baby calm and content after he or she is born. But, how do you swaddle a baby and is there a step-by-step process to follow? Yes! This article will tell you how to swaddle a baby and give you 5 tips for better baby sleep. What is Swaddling? …

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Our Top 25 Sleep Resources

We know some loyal readers have been here for years (thank you!), but many of you reading right now have only been aware of The Baby Sleep Site® for a few months, weeks, or even days! To help out newer readers, we’ve tallied the numbers: here are our top 25 sleep resources you love most! …

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Sleep Training Baby: The Ultimate Guide – How, What, Why, When?

Sleep training your baby is not the first thing parents want to do. But, when your baby won’t sleep or your baby fights sleep then sleep training may solve your baby sleep problems. Spending hours putting babies to sleep can be frustrating and exhausting! Learn the ins and outs of sleep training with this ultimate …

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Top 10 Baby Sleep Training Dos and Dont’s

Top Baby Sleep Training Dos and Donts

We have written many articles about sleep training from why night-weaning may be failing, the best age to start sleep training to what’s the best weekday to start sleep training. We have also answered questions like whether to use cry it out for naps, what types of sleep training methods exist, and whether you should …

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