Getting your child sleeping through the night requires time, patience, and a diligent effort... or does it?
I'll always be a firm believer in consistency and routine, but I've worked with a lot of parents whose babies are only missing a key ingredient or two to get on track and start sleeping straight through the night. Sometimes, a little tweak can make a world of difference!
This week, I've got seven "short-cuts" you can try, starting tonight, which will definitely help with, and potentially solve, your child's sleep issues!
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Just because your baby still wakes up at night demanding to be fed, doesn't necessarily mean that they're hungry. They may be doing it entirely because that's the only routine they know that gets them back to sleep. On today's show, I'm talking about when you can reasonably expect your baby to start sleeping straight through the night, and how to break the feed/sleep association when they're ready.
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So you finally got your kids on a sleep schedule, they're sleeping straight through the night, you've got your life back, and everything is wonderful again.
But then, suddenly, you've got to take a ten-hour flight into a different time zone to visit your in-laws! You'll be sharing a room with your kids, their grandparents are going to fill them with sugar, and the whole schedule is going to be thrown into total disarray!
Don't worry. I've got some tips and solutions for you that will help you keep your kids on a somewhat normal schedule, and prevent them from losing all those sleep skills you worked so hard to establish.
Your in-laws are your problem.
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Babies and toddlers need a lot of sleep, and obviously we all want our babies to sleep soundly through the night so they can get the rest they need. (And hey, if it means we get to sleep through the night too, who's going to argue, right?) But what happens when we, the parents, become an essential part of their ability to fall asleep? Today, Dana explains how many parents are making their babies dependent on them to make the journey from 'awake' to 'asleep' and actually sabotaging their child's sleep by doing so.