How To Know If You’re Done Sleep Training

Starting sleep training is tough, but is the most important step you’ll take. Doing the sleep training is a lot of work, but it’s so worth it once you start seeing results! But finishing sleep training? Is it always clear when you are done sleep training? As surprising as it might seem, the answer is …

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Gentle Sleep Training Explained + 5 Strategies

We talk a lot about sleep training on this blog….A LOT. And over the years, we’ve come to learn that while many of our readers are generally interested in sleep training, they are specifically interested in gentle sleep training. This makes sense, if you think about it. No parent is eager to hear their child …

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Breastfeeding Tips For Sleep Training Parents (Plus Tips For Working Moms!)

We’ve established before that you can indeed breastfeed successfully while you sleep train – sleep training does not mean the end of breastfeeding! In fact, we here at The Baby Sleep Site® are deeply committed to ensuring that breastfeeding moms sleep train in a way that both preserves their breastfeeding, and that achieves better sleep …

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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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From Waking Every 2 Hours to Sleeping Through The Night! Hear Gerry’s Story

If you’ve been a Baby Sleep Site® reader for a while, then you’re probably familiar with our Family Features series. From time to time, we like to bring you in-depth stories of families who are sleeping peacefully now, thanks to our personalized sleep consulting plans, Well, to say the response was overwhelmingly positive would be …

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How To Avoid Common ‘Babywise’ Pitfalls

So let’s just get it out in the open right away: we’re talking about the book On Becoming Babywise today. And if you’ve been a Baby Sleep Site® reader for any length of time, you know that’s bound to create some controversy. We’ve written about Babywise before, and about the cry-it-out method in general. And …

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