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A Contest for My Sleep-Deprived Friends!

  *Contest is now closed! Please scroll to the bottom of this post to see if you are a winner 🙂 A couple of months ago, some of our moms participated in Dana Obleman’s Baby Sleep Bootcamp. I

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Sometimes It’s About the Less-Bad Option

I keep trying to write this post, and keep deleting it. In fact, I started to write this post over a year ago. This time I’m determined to actually publish it! Here’s why: This post is about….sleep

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Heather’s Story: Having a Baby That Never Slept

I think this is an important story to share with you. Many of the personal stories we post on the blog follow a few predictable patterns: A baby suddenly becomes fussy at 2 weeks of age (colic), a colicky

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Saying Good-Bye to Sleep Crutches

What would you do if I told you that in order for your baby to be the BEST sleeper and to get those nice long nights sleeps and daytime naps that the soother has to go in the garbage can? Or that you

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Sleep Equals Sleep

Do you keep your baby up during the day hoping it will help them sleep longer at night? Do you feel your baby is just one of those babies that does not like to nap? I hear parents tell me all the time

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Baby Sleep Positions Infographic

Ever slept with your baby? It can be great, right? It can also be a huge pain in the butt. I regularly wake up perched on the edge of my bed, blanketless and cold, one arm and one leg hanging off the

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The Dangers of Sleep Deprivation and Melatonin Use in Kids

*02/15/2013 update at bottom of post *09/06/2013 update at bottom of post Sleep deprivation is a common complaint around here (especially at our Facebook group). High need babies tend to have trouble

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Struggling with Sleep? Free Fussy Baby Sleep Clinic

Sleep (or more accurately, the lack thereof) is one of the most popular topics on this site. Let me prove it. Does your baby or toddler: Resist or refuse naps? Have difficulty soothing himself to sleep? Wake

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Is this thing on?

Whenever I start up a conversation with a random mom and they mention that they had such a good first baby, but that their second one is much more difficult, I immediately tell them about The Fussy Baby

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Baby Not Sleeping? Just Breathe. It Gets Better!

As a sleep coach and postpartum doula, I thought motherhood would be so much easier for me than for the average mom (pausing for your laughter…). Every day, I supported parents through the transition

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