Night Weaning vs. Sleep Training: Which Should Come First?

For many of the exhausted families with whom we work, night weaning and sleep training are both high on the list of priorities. After all, constant night feeds can exhaust even the strongest parents, and a baby who can’t fall asleep independently is one who will wake too early from a nap, or wake during …

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5 Reasons To Start Sleep Training TODAY

Let me be clear: when to sleep train is a personal choice that’s heavily dependent on a lot of unique factors. There is no age when all parents “should” sleep train, and while there are sleep training windows that tend to be better for sleep training, and help the process move along smoothly, we always …

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15 Bedtime Story Books You Can Turn Into Sleep Training Tools

We’ve already said a lot (A LOT) on this site about bedtime – including when exactly bedtime should happen. We’ve also written a ton about bedtime routines – what bedtime routines should (and shouldn’t) look like, why a bedtime routine is key to sleep coaching, and more. But here’s a part of most parents’ bedtime …

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Wonder Weeks Chart: How The Wonder Weeks Affect Baby and Toddler Sleep

If you’re a parent, you’ve no doubt heard about The Wonder Weeks, written by Xaviera Plooij, Frans X. Plooij PhD, and Hetty van de Rijt PhD. The book outlines the 10 “wonder weeks” during infant development (which often cause sleep regressions), that all babies go through in the first 20 months of life. The book …

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Newborns Sleeping Through The Night? What About Breastfeeding?

Many parents want to know when it’s safe for their newborn to begin sleeping through the night. And, if you’re breastfeeding? You’re probably wondering about the impact on your breastmilk supply. Some books will lead you to believe that newborns can be sleeping through the night from a very young age. In fact, some books …

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Sleep Training a Baby: 5 Methods Explained and Other Essential Tips

Sleep training a baby teaches your baby how to fall asleep on their own so they can sleep through the night or take longer naps. And, sleep training can be the source of many questions. One of the most pressing questions is ‘What is the best sleep training method for my baby?’ This post will …

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The Best Age to Sleep Train Your Baby: Ideal Sleep Coaching Windows

When is the best age to sleep train your baby? As parents, we always want sleep training to go as well as possible, right from the start. That’s why we: Tailor our sleep training methods to fit our babies’ ages We carefully select methods that fit our parenting styles and our babies’ temperaments We don’t …

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Ferber or Weissbluth?

We’ve talked about how Babywise may or may not be right for your baby’s sleep, why Pantley’s No Cry Sleep Solution doesn’t always work, and about Dr. Sears and Weissbluth’s online chat about baby sleep. This article will talk about the differences and similarities between Ferber and Weissbluth and which one may be better (or …

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