Why Downtime In The Crib MIGHT Be Bad For Sleep

Imagine when you put your baby to sleep, your baby doesn’t cry. Your baby happily plays in his or her crib, looks at the mobile, or babbles, but isn’t sleeping. Or, your toddler happily chats in his bed for an hour every night before going to sleep. You’re lucky, right? This is the ideal baby …

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Your Baby’s Changing Sleep Patterns: Birth – 12 Months

As a mom or dad, you already know that the first year of your baby’s life is a year of incredible growth and development. The average baby triples his birthweight by age 1 and grows an incredible 10 inches in that first year. And that’s not all — between birth and 12 months, your baby …

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Learn How Much Sleep Your Baby Needs – Log Your Baby’s Sleep

Are you struggling with baby sleep problems in your home? Is your baby waking often at night, even though you know she is capable of sleeping straight through? Is your little guy taking short mini-naps, instead of long and restful ones (or perhaps refusing naps altogether)? There are lots of ways to solve these issues, …

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5 Bad Nap Habits Your Baby May Develop

    Did you know that your baby can develop habits at lightning-fast speeds? It’s true; even though she cannot walk or talk yet, she can develop a deeply-rooted habit very, very quickly. This explains why, after just a few days of rocking your baby to sleep, she will come to expect to be rocked. …

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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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Exclusive Wake-Time Formula – Your Missing Link For Great Baby Sleep

Nap times go awry when we miss our “sleep window” — that magic snippet of time in which baby is primed for “la la land” and will drift off peacefully (in the right environment). Perhaps you’ve seen your baby’s sleep window open — a glazed look, a yawn, or some agitated movements (depending on age) …

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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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How Down Time in the Crib Can Be Bad For Your Baby’s Sleep

Imagine putting your baby to sleep in her crib. Your baby doesn’t cry. She happily plays in her crib, looks at the mobile, or babbles, but isn’t sleeping. Or, your toddler happily chats in his bed for an hour every night before going to sleep. You’re lucky, right? This is the ideal baby sleep situation …

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5 Reasons Why Your Baby is Night Waking and Won’t Sleep

A baby night waking is one of the most common issues that bring tired parents to The Baby Sleep Site. But, why exactly do babies wake at night? Why won’t your baby sleep? This article will discuss the 5 primary reasons for baby night waking.   1. Sleep Prop The official name is “sleep association” …

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