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The 4 Month Sleep Regression

The 4 Month Sleep Regression

I often hear parents throwing around the phrase “sleep regression” and wondering if the “X month regression” is the reason their baby isn’t sleeping through the night. Most regressions are attributable to either illness, teething, or milestone developments – be they...

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When Will My Baby Sleep Through The Night?

When Will My Baby Sleep Through The Night?

Do you want to know the first thing I get asked when I tell people that I am a Pediatric Sleep Consultant? Probably no surprises here but they ask, “When will my baby sleep through the night?” And I get it! During infancy exhaustion is high and sleep is low. Sleeping...

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Sleep Tips for the Holiday Season

Sleep Tips for the Holiday Season

With the holidays approaching, many parents whose little ones are on a good schedule may worry that sleep will regress over the holidays. This is a totally valid concern. Between potential travel, the excitement, and the plethora of activities taking you away from...

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Crying During Sleep Training

Crying During Sleep Training

The number one question I get from parents at the beginning of our sleep teaching journey is, “How much will my baby cry?” I wish I could give you a concrete answer, but unfortunately the amount of crying is hard to predict. Every baby is so unique, and the intensity...

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Why Should I Hire A Sleep Coach?

Why Should I Hire A Sleep Coach?

With all the free resources at our fingertips in today's day and age, many parents tell me that they feel silly that they can’t “figure out” their baby’s sleep struggles on their own. Here’s what I tell them: I’ve spent years of my life dedicated to pediatric sleep....

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Sleep Training FAQs

Sleep Training FAQs

Sleep training can be a daunting and overwhelming concept, but it doesn’t have to be! As long as you have the correct tools, a clear understanding of your action plan, and the supports in place to help you stay consistent, your baby can learn how to sleep well in no...

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4 Tips for Handling Fear of the Dark

4 Tips for Handling Fear of the Dark

One common misconception I hear a lot is that babies need nightlights because they are afraid of the dark. While it’s unlikely that your baby is actually experiencing fear of the dark, your toddler might just be. Fear of the dark usually begins around age 2 as a...

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Why Safe Sleep Matters

Why Safe Sleep Matters

As a parent, you’re going to worry. You’ll worry about concrete things like whether your baby has gotten enough to eat or if your toddler is warm enough without a jacket. You’ll worry about abstract things like if your child is happy or whether or not they’ll make...

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Sleep at Daycare

Sleep at Daycare

One of the biggest sources of worry for many of my clients is how sleep will be impacted 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...

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