Getting Baby to Sleep Longer- Tips and tricks to get your newborn/baby/infant to sleep longer stretches at night and get better naps through sleep training techniques.

Baby’s Sleep Changes

I started Baby Sleep Trainer because I was shocked that I wasn’t able to compel my newborn to sleep “better,” and I spent all my time and energy in the first few months of my daughter’s life trying to figure out how to “solve” her sleep problems and how to “not create bad habits.” My [...]

Toddler Sleep Issues

Even though infants have their share of sleep issues to work through, toddlers are not immune from sleep struggles as well.  While toddler sleep problems present themselves in different ways than infant sleep issues do, they are often (but not always) rooted in the same predicament - a child’s inability to fall asleep unassisted.  Here [...]

7 Most Common Baby Sleep Training Mistakes and How to Prevent Them

  1) Not understanding what sleep training is Sleep training is not about bedtime routines and lavender massages. However, it is about your kiddo learning how to go from being awake to being asleep all on their own. Meaning, being able to fall asleep without the help of a caregiver, a car, [...]

By | 2017-04-11T17:32:13+00:00 April 14th, 2016|Categories: Getting Baby to Sleep Longer, Nap Training, Sleep Training, Videos|Tags: |0 Comments

4 Tips to Help Establish Good Sleeping Habits with Your Newborn Baby

Establish an eat, wake, sleep cycle early.   Remember that things with newborns take time. Just because it’s impossible to keep your 2-week-old awake while she nurses, does not mean it will be impossible to keep her awake during a feed in 2-3 weeks. Initially, it’s helpful to at least try to [...]

By | 2017-04-13T12:58:17+00:00 March 30th, 2016|Categories: Getting Baby to Sleep Longer, Newborn, Sleep Training, Videos|10 Comments

Getting Newborn Babies to Sleep Longer Stretches at Night (0-12 Weeks)

Hello my lovely First Time Mommy Group ladies!! What a fantastic topic you’ve picked this week. I sooooo often have mamas calling me in desperation in the newborn stage.  I acutely recall that when I had my first child people would tell me, “Don’t worry, things get so much better after week 12.”  They may [...]

By | 2017-04-13T12:38:42+00:00 August 19th, 2014|Categories: Getting Baby to Sleep Longer, Newborn, Sleep Training, Swaddling|Tags: |23 Comments

FTMG: Early Morning Waking

This is a post for the new weekly First Time Mommy Group sleep poll. I’m so glad to have the opportunity to answer all your excellent questions! Question: Why does my baby struggle to sleep between 4:00 am and 6:00 am? Answer: As a baby/toddler sleep consultant, I typically work with babies aged 14 weeks [...]