Sleep Training Services: 7 Must-Know Tips for Hiring a Professional

7 tips for hiring a professional sleep consultant

Sleep training services have become more popular but how does it work and how do you find the right professional sleep consultant? Here are 7 must-know tips to find the right fit based on my 15 years of experience as a pediatric sleep consultant. Why Sleep Training Services? When your baby is not sleeping, it …

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4 Reasons Your 4 Month Old Is Not Sleeping at Night or Napping

4 reasons why your 4 month old is not sleeping

4 month old babies sometimes suddenly stop sleeping at night and napping during the day. This can be concerning and most parents want to understand why. In today’s article, I share the 4 most common reasons your 4 month old is not sleeping at night or napping during the day. This is based on my …

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Healthy Eating for Better Baby Sleep: The Link Between Nutrition and Sleep

Healthy Eating for Better Baby Sleep

Baby sleep habits are a hot topic among parents. It seems that everyone wants to know how well your baby sleeps. Do they sleep through the night? Do they go down easily? Are they a good sleeper? If you, like many parents, struggle with your baby’s sleep habits, these questions can provoke a great deal …

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Elimination Communication + Good Baby Sleep: My 7 Biggest Tips

by Andrea Olson of Go Diaper Free After years and years of teaching elimination communication (or EC) to parents with little babies, one of the biggest challenges they face is balancing EC with good baby sleep. In a recent survey of our Go Diaper Free community, one-third of parents said that Nighttime EC was their …

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How Many Hours Can Baby Sleep Without Feeding?

How many hours can a baby sleep without feeding? Feeding frequency can be very confusing given the many conflicting pieces of advice. While some sources will say babies can sleep through the night by 8 weeks old, others will say once your baby doubles their birth weight. This post will discuss this topic so you …

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Sleep Training a 6-Month Old – 5 Things You Need To Know

Sleep Training a 6-Month Old - 5 Things You Need To Know

When you are sleep training a 6-month old, there are a few specific things to consider before you start. This article discusses 5 things you should know before you begin sleep training your 6-month old. 1. 6-Month Old Schedules One of the most important things you should do before you start sleep training is to …

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When Can Babies Sleep With Blankets?

When Can Babies Sleep With Blankets?

Babies can use wearable blankets from birth or as soon as you stop swaddling your baby. Your baby should not use loose blankets until they are at least a year old, however, you should not expect your child to keep a blanket on them for warmth while sleeping until at least 3-4 years old. Let’s …

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How to Swaddle a Baby + 5 Tips For Better Sleep

How to swaddle baby

Swaddling your newborn can help keep your baby calm and content after he or she is born. But, how do you swaddle a baby and is there a step-by-step process to follow? Yes! This article will tell you how to swaddle a baby and give you 5 tips for better baby sleep. What is Swaddling? …

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Our Top 25 Sleep Resources

We know some loyal readers have been here for years (thank you!), but many of you reading right now have only been aware of The Baby Sleep Site® for a few months, weeks, or even days! To help out newer readers, we’ve tallied the numbers: here are our top 25 sleep resources you love most! …

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