THIS Is What Good Baby Sleep Looks Like, According To Science.

It’s that time again: time for new sleep guidelines from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). Every so often, the AASM releases recommendations for healthy child sleep; now, we have their 2016 recommendations. Let’s take a look! How Much Sleep Do Babies and Toddlers Need? Our team looked at this area of the report …

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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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Baby Won’t Nap? Here Are 7 Reasons Why (#7 Is Surprising!)

Baby Won’t Nap? Nap time is, without a doubt, a tired parent’s favorite time of day. Baby goes down for a much-need snooze, leaving mom and dad time to have some much-needed “me time”. But of course, in order for your baby’s nap time to be a favorite time of day, your baby has to …

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Holiday Recovery 101 – Getting Your Baby or Toddler’s Sleep Back On Track

December was a whirlwind. You shopped up a storm, performed magic in the kitchen for your houseguests, went to all of the holiday parties, and maybe you even traveled a bit. What’s left? Picking up the pieces! With the close of the holiday season comes a stark reality: “normal” life has resumed, and your family …

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3 Ways Your Baby’s Sleep May Change This Fall

  Fall is right around the corner, parents! And I, for one, cannot wait to exchange the heat and humidity of summer for the crisp chill and beautiful leaves of fall. Warm sweaters, pumpkin-flavored foods, hot apple cider…fall is my favorite! If you have a baby at home, though, the weather won’t be the only …

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5 Things To Do BEFORE Sleep Training

You just can’t take it anymore. The exhaustion, the bleary eyes, the waking-up-more-times-each-night-than-you-thought-humanly-possible…you’ve had it! “Enough is enough!” you’ve said to yourself. It’s time to take action. It’s time to reclaim your nights. It is time to start sleep training! This, readers, is the point at which many parents first visit the Baby Sleep Site. …

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Baby Sleep Pattern Charts — A Must-See For All Parents!

Here at the Baby Sleep Site, we’re not short on sleep-related facts and figures. Nicole, a self-proclaimed “numbers nerd”, can offer our clients all the sleep-related data their hearts could desire! Not all of us are as number-nerdy as Nicole, of course (myself included!), but sometimes, having data helps us understand our babies’ sleep issues, …

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What’s More Important – Naps or Night Sleep?

When you work on helping your baby sleep better, sometimes it’s hard to know whether you can get even more sleep from him. Sometimes it might feel you are being greedy wanting more sleep – when you’ve already come so far. Or, sometimes when you work on naps, night sleep goes out the window or …

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