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Shorten Bedtime, Sleep Routines for Newborns, and Other Q&A with Kara of Kara Loves Coco [SS 009]

I'm joined by fashion and lifestyle blogger Kara from Kara Loves Coco and she has some questions from her readers and social media followers. Questions I Answer in This Episode: How do I get my 3.5 year old to sleep past 6:00 am? How do you know when it is the appropriate age to drop nap time? How do I shorten bedtime, especially when it often takes around 2 hours to get baby down to sleep? How do I get my 6 month old to sleep through the night and/or go longer than 2 hour stretches? How can I get baby to stay fuller for longer? I pulled the pacifier and now bedtime is a complete battle. Help! How do I combat the 4 month sleep developmental interruption without crying it out? How do I establish a routine for newborns? What are best practices for putting baby down for a naptime as opposed [...]

By |January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Podcast|Comments Off on Shorten Bedtime, Sleep Routines for Newborns, and Other Q&A with Kara of Kara Loves Coco [SS 009]

When All Else Fails: Tips to Put Baby to Sleep (On-Air Consult) [SS 008]

I'm joined by Kristen Schellenberg, business owner and mother of 6-month old baby Wyatt. Kristen seems to have tried various techniques to put Wyatt to sleep but none seem to be working. She tried soothing, bathing, even overfeeding. In this on-air consultation, I walk Kristen through several other techniques she can utilize to help get baby Wyatt on a consistent sleeping schedule. What We Discuss in This Episode: At 6 months old, babies are capable of self-soothing and transitioning themselves in and out of sleep You never want to rock to sleep or feed to sleep. Always try to put the baby down awake so they can look around and get comfortable with their surroundings to where they eventually feel comfortable falling asleep on their own Try spreading out feeding times during the day by 3-4 hours so when baby feeds, it is not a snack but a full hearty meal Look for indications [...]

By |January 16th, 2018|Categories: Podcast|Comments Off on When All Else Fails: Tips to Put Baby to Sleep (On-Air Consult) [SS 008]

Your Hospital Bag: What to Pack

The last few weeks of a woman’s pregnancy can be a stressful time – but it doesn’t have to be! From our list of what to buy to prepare for baby (insert link) to what to pack for the hospital, we’ve got you covered. When packing your hospital bag, don’t forget these 10 hospital essentials: […]

By |January 4th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Your Hospital Bag: What to Pack

Our Top 5 Favorite Products for Newborns

At Sleep Shop, we have tried almost every swaddle / pacifier / bassinet / baby product on the market. After years of research and hundreds of babies, we have come up with a list of our favorite products for a newborn. Keep reading for the 2016’s Best of Baby Products according to our infant sleep consultants. […]

By |January 4th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Our Top 5 Favorite Products for Newborns

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