Baby not sleeping? That’s actually normal. By Macall Gordon, M.A. gentle sleep coach, www.thatfirstyear.com “Hi, I’m calling about getting some help with sleep for our 4-month-old… We’ve been… um…nursing her to sleep and picking her up when she cries. I know…we have all kinds of bad habits and I’m worried we’ve really screwed it up by…

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by Amity Kramer, owner Thresholds  www.thresholds.info Sleep is the priceless gift that many parents, maybe even you, fear will be lost forever. It is a reasonable worry because your sleep habits will change after you welcome a baby. Babies wake up a lot. And once in a while, despite parents doing everything right, some babies…

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By Gwen Kiehne, Doula and sleep coach (www.seattlefamilydoula.com) The vast majority of people becoming parents now have lived their entire lives in the digital age. The availability of information through books, websites, magazines, parenting blogs, podcasts, forums, and social media has transformed how we parent. When parents look for information about sleep, whether it’s trying…

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For anyone who has a new baby, the idea of sleeping when the baby sleeps is a great thought. But the reality is that most parents at one point or another will experience some sort of sleep deprivation. With a description of deprivation being ‘anyone that gets less sleep than they need to feel awake…

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