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Safe Sleep and How We are Getting Serious About It

However, we feel it is important at this time to reiterate our standards and commitment to safe sleep for families. While we always discuss safe sleep practices with our clients and follow them while we are there, we will be adding stronger language into our postpartum contracts to ensure that while our specialists are in your home AAP Guidelines for Safe Sleep must be followed unless signed off by a pediatrician.

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World Doula Week: Overnight Doulas Help Your Baby Learn Healthy Sleep Habits

Overnight newborn care with the Virginia is for Doulas team helps your baby learn healthy sleep habits that will last a life time and when our care is done or we are not there, your baby will sleep better for you. Imagine that! Your investment in overnight care to get you more sleep,

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When Can I Begin Sleep Training My Baby?

Next, you head to Google and look for “ sleep coaches” “sleep training methods” “How to sleep train a baby” “when to sleep train a baby” and the results are overwhelming. There are so many different methods of sleep training, so how do you pick the right one? There are so many thoughts about sleep training, there is even some “evidence” that sleep training is dangerous, but we will talk about that in another blog! Back to looking for a sleep training method. Do you not pick a sleep training method and just hire a sleep coach to help you in home

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Let's Talk About the Four Month Sleep Regression

The four month sleep regression! Parenting seems to go something like this… your baby starts to become familiar to you, you develop a system and then suddenly it’s not applicable anymore and you have to figure what your baby’s new schedule will be.

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Sleep, Sleep, Sleep, Everyone Needs Sleep in This House

Being new parents comes with a whole lot of responsibilities, adjustments and life changes, add in sleep deprivation and you might be loosing your mind right about now. I get it, I really do!

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Getting More Sleep After Bringing Home Baby

Sleep as you know it has changed and the first few weeks home with your new baby usually means less sleep and more night time check ups. The most popular advice we hear on the subject is something to the effect of "sleep when the baby sleeps" which sounds great in theory, but isn't so helpful in practice.

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Sleep-training Isn't Evil

I'm sure you've heard of the LA mother who hired a Sleep Coach to work on sleep-training her three-month old baby while she and her husband went on a weekend get away. Mothers are either praising her or shaming her for her decision to leave her baby while she enjoyed mimosas with her husband for a weekend. The problem with this judgement is that the misconceptions surrounding sleep-training are way off.

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Parenting: The Cry it Out Method

The choices you make as a parent are your own and while the Cry it Out Method (CIO) is a very controversial topic, some parents still use this method. The focus of this blog is on parents who choose the Cry it Out Method out of desperation and what might be helpful if you are looking to avoid this method.

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