Night Sleep Tips for Baby-Preschoolers

Sleeping through the night is a very exciting milestone to reach. This post has all of the information you need to help you get your baby, toddler, and preschooler to sleep well at night.

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How To Solve Your Baby’s Nighttime Sleep Issues

How to solve baby’s nighttime sleep issues and get baby sleeping through the night. Get your baby on a solid sleep schedule. While daytime naps are something we all want down, nighttime sleep is something we all NEED down! The better rested the baby is at night, the better rested we parents are at night, and the more emotionally stable we can be for the challenges of caring for a baby and other children.

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Is Baby’s Night Waking from Hunger?

If your baby is waking in the night, one of your biggest questions will be if baby is waking from hunger or not. If you baby is hungry, you want to feed your baby. If not, you can try to get baby to STTN.

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Baby Waking Shortly After Bedtime: What To Do

It is very disheartening when you get your baby to sleep for the night only to have them wake up shortly thereafer. What to do when baby wakes shortly after bedtime. Learn the 12 possible causes for this and the solutions for each.

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5-6 AM “Night” Wakings

A really difficult time to navigate is the time when your baby starts to wake in the night around 5-6 AM. Most babies will land here for some period of time as they extend their night sleep. Do you want your baby to sleep longer through the night? This post outlines ways to get your baby to sleep through the night. How to help your baby sleep through the night and stop waking up in the 5-6 am hour.

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When To Move Baby to Own Room

Many parents get nervous when moving their baby to their own bed in their own room. Know what age to have baby sleeping in own room, signs baby is ready, and tips to make the transition to baby in own room go smoothly.

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When to Stop the Dreamfeed

The dreamfeed is a powerful tool to help your baby sleep through the night. At some point, it is tome to drop that dream feed. Find out what to look for to know when to stop the dreamfeed for your baby.

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Nightmares vs. Night Terrors

As your child gets older, nightmares and night terrors can really disrup sleep. Find out how to distinguish between a nightmare and a night terror and how to help your child through each.

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What to Do When Your Child is Getting Out of Bed

It is very common for toddlers and preschoolers to get out of bed. They start to find a new freedom and want to test that out and see how much they can get away with. This is especially common once your little one is potty trained. Find out what to do and how to stop it.

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