Wake Windows by Age Chart: Help Your Baby Sleep Better With The Right Schedule

wake windows chart

Putting your baby on the right schedule can do wonders for your baby’s sleep. But, babies change so fast and it’s hard to figure out the right schedule. As a sleep consultant for over 15 years, I’m sharing appropriate baby wake windows by age in this article. Use this chart to help set your baby’s …

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How (and Why) To Use White Noise For Babies

How and Why to Use White Noise for Babies

Using white noise can lengthen your baby’s naps and help your baby sleep through the night – but how, exactly, should you use white noise? Should you use white noise all night long? How loud is too loud? Are some kinds of white noise better than others? We’re answering those questions – and more! – …

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5 Things To Do Before You Ferberize Your Baby

You may have heard of the Ferber Method of sleep training babies, also known as Ferberizing or Ferberization. This sleep coaching method comes from Dr. Richard Ferber’s book, Solve Your Child’s Sleep Problems. Dr. Ferber’s method is very structured and provides a clear path for parents to follow. For those of us who need specific …

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Baby Not Sleeping? You Might Be Surprised to Learn Why!

It’s no secret that we at The Baby Sleep Site are dedicated to helping parents help their children to gently fall asleep independently, and take long restorative naps. If your little one is waking up in the night or mid-way through their nap, chances are they need to let go of sleep associations or adjust …

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Controlled Crying – 5 Reasons Why This Could Be The Best Coaching Method For Your Child

If you have been with The Baby Sleep Site® for some time, or if you have just found our sleepy little village, you know that what sets us apart is our belief that nothing works better for baby sleep than a truly individualized approach. We don’t believe there is one method of coaching that will …

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What Pajamas Do Babies and Toddlers Sleep In?

Occasionally, we have clients email us with what they think is a “silly” question. What should my baby sleep in and/or wear to bed? They want to know what we recommend by way of pajamas, sleep sacks, etc. for babies and toddlers. This is a great question! We, new parents, tend to be overly worried …

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Does The Color Of Your Baby’s Nursery Affect Sleep?

When you are planning your baby’s nursery, odds are you spend lots of time thinking through your specific design plans: color schemes, coordinating furniture, accents and finishing touches, etc. But here’s something you might not consider… How will the colors you select for your nursery impact your baby’s mood? And most importantly (for our purposes) …

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Sleep When The Baby Sleeps? YEAH RIGHT

If you’re a parent, then odds are you have heard this little gem more than a few times, from well-meaning advice-givers… “Sleep when the baby sleeps.” It’s the cute, pat little advice that new moms often hear at baby showers. The idea here is that, if you sleep when the baby sleeps, you end up …

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Why Do Babies Fight Sleep?

Why Your Baby Fights Sleep And What to Do About It

Why do babies fight sleep? First, babies aren’t born knowing the value of a good night’s sleep. The 3 main reasons babies fight sleep are over-tiredness, under-tiredness, and separation anxiety. In today’s article, we explain 3 reasons your baby might be fighting sleep and 5 things you can try today to help! Baby Fighting Sleep? …

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