Babies sleeping through the night is usually a parent's #1 sleep goal. Unfortunately, it can often seem like a totally unattainable goal! Parents love to be able to say 'good night', not have their baby cry and wake up happy in the morning. If your baby or toddler is waking multiple times per night, you may wonder how on earth you will ever get your baby to sleep through the night, without waking. Fortunately for you, this is a question we answer often for our clients - and it's one we are
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Remember when you were a brand-new mom or dad? You or your partner had just given birth, and you had this precious, beautiful new miracle at home. This precious, beautiful, sleepless little miracle. (Of course, some of you won't have to think back very far -- I may be describing the stage you're in right now!) Remember the kinds of advice and "helpful tips" you would get about sleep from well-meaning friends and family members? And how much of that advice centered around the concept of 'baby
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, and even helps us come up with solutions to the problems. Recently, Baby Sleep Site reader Beth E. e-mailed us some information about her own
Recently, I received several e-mails all pertaining to the same thing: a new book called Go the F**k to Sleep. Some of the book I thought was funny and I can definitely understand the frustration and emotion that sparked the title (I remember screaming in my head "GO TO SLEEP!!!!" without the F part, when my baby was not sleeping, too). Of course, with a title like this, it's bound to ruffle feathers. With a title like this, are you implying our babies are purposely not sleeping to somehow
Two of my neighbors and my best friend all had babies within just a couple of weeks of each other less than 8 weeks ago. All of them have commented on the sleep deprivation that goes along with having a newborn and one asked me when my babies started sleeping through the night. First, I always need to ask what that means to someone because, for some, they mean to have a baby sleep through the night, including feedings, and others mean sleep straight through 10-12 hours, with no feedings.