Category: Sleep Training Basics

  • Does Sleep Training Include Naps?

    Does Sleep Training Include Naps?

    As much as you love your baby, sometimes you wish she’d just go to sleep when she needs to – both at naptime and bedtime. But the truth is, your baby can sometimes prove difficult when it comes to sleep time; this makes it necessary for you to sleep train her. But, wouldn’t you want […]

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  • Pacifier Change: How to Help Your Baby Switch

    Pacifier Change: How to Help Your Baby Switch

    Pacifiers are amazing. Full stop. They are a fantastic tool for parents to help relax their children. It helps to calm and soothe the child and provides you with some moments of peace and/or self-care as a parent. However, sometimes pacifier change becomes a significant issue. Pacifiers will need to be changed when outgrown, due […]

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  • Does The Mattress Affect a Baby’s Sleep?

    Does The Mattress Affect a Baby’s Sleep?

    As a new or soon-to-be parent, you want to make sure you set your child up for success, and one of the most important ways you can do so is by creating a good sleeping environment for your baby. But does the mattress affect how the baby sleeps? A baby’s mattress can affect their sleep […]

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  • Baby’s Bedtime: What’s too early, what’s too late and what’s just right?

    Baby’s Bedtime: What’s too early, what’s too late and what’s just right?

    Babies are learning about the world from the minute they’re born. And they have to learn quickly how to get food, care, and attention. From a few months old, babies need to start learning about bedtime too.  In general, there is no set “best” bedtime for babies – only what works for each individual baby. […]

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  • Can A Baby Sleep in a Crib Right Away?

    Can A Baby Sleep in a Crib Right Away?

    As cute as it is to hold your baby all day, sometimes you just need a few minutes to yourself – whether it’s for a few minutes while your baby is cooing, for a nap, or for the whole night. This makes it only natural to wonder – can a baby sleep in a crib […]

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  • Are 30-Minute Naps Enough for a Baby?

    Are 30-Minute Naps Enough for a Baby?

    The importance of sleep for a growing baby can never be over-emphasized. Babies are at a crucial formative stage of their life. Naps are a huge part of their general sleep cycle. They are necessary for their proper social, mental, and physical development. So whether you’re a new parent or not, it’s only natural to […]

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  • How Many Hours a Day Should You Hold Your Baby?

    How Many Hours a Day Should You Hold Your Baby?

    Newborn babies are sensitive little souls. As a parent, your priority is tending to all of their needs. In the past, holding your baby too much was considered to be a bad thing, but modern studies now dispel this as a myth. So as a new parent, you may find yourself wondering just how much […]

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  • Can You Let a Baby Cry It Out While Swaddled?

    Can You Let a Baby Cry It Out While Swaddled?

    Parents are always getting new challenges – with regard to their children. It’s especially true with babies. Swaddling is one of those giant challenges and responsibilities that you’re bound to experience as a parent. But that brings up the question – can you let a swaddled baby cry it out? In general, swaddled babies are […]

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  • Can You Put Your Baby to Bed too Early?

    Can You Put Your Baby to Bed too Early?

    Sleep is a complex mechanism, many processes interact to enable your baby’s ability to get a good night’s rest. Now, that nugget isn’t super helpful when you’ve got a cranky baby – and you’re feeling sleep-deprived, too. And with all of the experts telling us we can put our babies to bed early, we (very […]

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  • Babygrow vs. Bodysuit: What’s the difference anyway?

    Babygrow vs. Bodysuit: What’s the difference anyway?

    As I was recently shopping for a few things for my children, I ran into some new-to-me terms that I hadn’t seen before in regards to children’s clothing. After four children, I’d thought I had a pretty good handle on the usual words for children’s clothing, so I decided to look into things a little […]

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  • What Happens if Baby Skips a Feeding?

    What Happens if Baby Skips a Feeding?

    Parenthood is amazing – and so is the new baby smell. Unfortunately, it comes with a lot of anxiety about every little detail. And when you’re stressing about waking up a sleeping baby, feeds go from small detail to a huge one. So what happens if your baby skips a feeding? If a baby skips […]

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  • Best Sleep Training Methods for Babies Under 6 Months

    Best Sleep Training Methods for Babies Under 6 Months

    As a parent, you likely will get to a point where you consider sleep training your baby. You probably have started to wonder what age you can begin the process and what type of method you think would work best for you and your baby. But how do you decide which one to pick for […]

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