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Sleep at Daycare

Sleep at Daycare

One of the biggest sources of worry for many of my clients is what do when they send their little ones to daycare. Whether they’ve already gotten their baby on a carefully planned nap schedule or they’re beginning to work 1:1 with me to get their baby sleeping better...

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Back to School Sleep Tips

Back to School Sleep Tips

Let me just start off by saying honestly and sincerely, no judgment for what might have gone on in the last couple of months. I know…I’m a pediatric sleep coach and you may think that I’m going to chastise you for the late bedtimes, unenforced rules, inconsistent...

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What You Should Know About Being a Pediatric Sleep Coach

What You Should Know About Being a Pediatric Sleep Coach

It’s been just over a year since Oh Baby Consulting opened its doors to helping families across the nation get the sleep they need. In that time, I’ve learned a lot about what it means to be a sleep coach, how people view this profession, and what I can do to make...

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Developmental Leaps & Sleep Regressions

Developmental Leaps & Sleep Regressions

One of the most frequent questions I get after, “Can you come to my house and make my baby sleep?” is, “Is there a(n) [insert any month here] sleep regression?” With milestone-tracking apps and endless information about baby “leaps”, I want to shed a bit of light on...

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Sleep Training & Co-Sleeping

Sleep Training & Co-Sleeping

Can You Sleep Train & Bed Share? TLDR: No. You can’t. Sorry to be so blunt, but that’s the straightforward answer. We can get into details, but for those of you who just wanted a “yes-or-no,” I thought I’d give it to you without a bunch of preamble. I want to...

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Attachment Parenting & Sleep Training

Attachment Parenting & Sleep Training

Parents bear an enormous responsibility. It’s not just about keeping our little ones alive, warm, fed and happy. We’re all looking to raise exceptional human beings. We’re responsible for the quality of our kids’ lives long after they’ve left the nest, and many of the...

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My Baby is a Light Sleeper

My Baby is a Light Sleeper

Is your baby a light sleeper? Does she wake up every time you so much as walk past her door? Does she go from fast asleep to wide awake the second you put her into her crib? This is a very common complaint I get from parents. They tell me that their babies are just so...

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Car Naps: Why They Totally Suck & What You Can Do About It

Car Naps: Why They Totally Suck & What You Can Do About It

Anyone with children has had this happen: you’re in the car driving along and you happen to peer into your rearview mirror to see your baby SLEEPING…when he shouldn’t be! You tried your hardest to strategically plan you trip around his normal nap schedule, and it’s...

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Baby Sleep Schedules

Baby Sleep Schedules

A critical part of the sleep learning process is ensuring your child is following an age-appropriate schedule. For the first several months, this is going to mean following age-appropriate awake windows. Awake windows (also known as awake times) are very important to...

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