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Baby Sleep Consultant Answers all Questions on Getting Baby to Sleep

By Tara Mitchell | 24 January 2018

Help getting baby to sleep FAQ’s from Facebook Live Event – answered! Jump to the list of FAQ’s   Help getting baby to sleep for parents is such a popular topic.  In a recent Facebook Live session, I opened the gates to help parents with their pressing baby sleep problems. What a success it was.…

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Sleep Regression in babies from 4 months to 18 months and everything in bettween

Sleep Regression: 4 to 18 month olds

By Tara Mitchell | 05 January 2018

  Let’s Talk About Sleep Regression: from 4 months old through to 18 months We have all heard of the four month sleep regression but I am am sure many of you have also experienced rough patches around the 8 – 10 month mark and again around 16 – 18 months of age. Sleep regression…

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Tips from a Baby Sleep Consultant

By Tara Mitchell | 22 December 2017

Tips from a Baby Sleep Consultant A variety of tips and experiences on sleep for your baby, infant or toddler This is where you will find the videos and tips that I frequently share on my Facebook Page (don’t forget to like it over on Facebook) on a variety of topics. Overtired babies,  sleep deprivation…

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How to tell if baby is overtired an how to help with sleep

Signs of an overtired baby and what you can do

By Tara Mitchell | 22 December 2017

Overtired baby? Signs to look for and what you can do. Overtired baby? Let’s be honest, we’ve all been there and often, it’s not pleasant!! Have you heard yourself saying that your little one ‘just isn’t tired’ or they’re always ‘fighting sleep’? Instead, it’s very likely that your child is overtired! What happens when a…

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Guide to The Four Month Sleep Regression

Four Month Sleep Regression

By Tara Mitchell | 23 November 2017

  Baby Sleep Consultant: My Guide to The Four Month Sleep Regression   Hello, Tara here from The Gentle Sleep Specialist. I frequently receive questions about the dreaded 4 month sleep regression, so here are my thoughts on this time in your little one’s life.   Read: What is the Four Month Sleep Regression? The…

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Newborn colic +reflux sleep tips

By Tara Mitchell | 03 August 2017

Sleep tips for newborns suffering with colic and reflux. Do you have an unsettled newborn? Here are my top tips to help with your little ones sleep when in the grips of colic and reflux. Babies with Colic Babies who suffer with colic are also often very easily overstimulated. Overstimulated babies can be quite deceiving…

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Tune in to Intuition

By Tara Mitchell | 19 July 2017

Is our intuition being silenced by technology?   There are many advantages to having an endless supply of advice, guides and online help. This wealth of information at our fingertips should be allowing us to become confident parents, right? Well that’s not always the case. Working with families every day has allowed me to see…

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Paediatric Dentist Interview

By Tara Mitchell | 17 July 2017

The Gentle Sleep Specialist’s interview with Pediatric Dentist, Dr Rebecca Williams.   Rebecca is located at Bicton Cockburn Pediatric Dentistry. I hope you find this informative, and thanks to Rebecca for your time. If you would like to speak to me about helping your family with sleep concerns, simply use the links below to get in touch.…

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Top Tips for Sleep with Multiples or Twins

By Tara Mitchell | 05 July 2017

Baby Sleep Tips for Parents of Twins.   My 5 sleep tips with twins or multiples. Well hats off to you, for not only carrying two or more baby’s at the same time but raising them too. I have no doubt it is both the toughest yet most rewarding time of your life. I have put together…

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5 Products to help baby sleep

By Tara Mitchell | 04 July 2017

My top 5 products for a good night’s sleep {with Kippins}   Gro Blind Over-tired babies are sometimes hard to spot. They can present as wired or hyper, and commonly fight sleep. Creating a quiet, dark environment for your little one to take their naps and night sleep is ideal. I use and highly recommend…

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