Episode 4: Forget Self-Soothing

To self-soothe or not to self-soothe? You’ve read all about it, everyone is telling you to teach your baby to do it but is teaching your child to self-soothe what you really want to be doing? Family sleep expert Alanna McGinn shares her thoughts on the term self-soothing and tells you to forget trying to teach your child to self-soothe. Instead teach them this.

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Your 4 Key Baby Sleep Tools

Articles That May Help:

Harvard University’s Center on the Developing Child – Toxic Stress

Is It Harmful For Him to Cry to Sleep? 

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Alanna McGinn
Alanna McGinn
Alanna McGinn is Founder and Certified Sleep Expert of Good Night Sleep Site, a global sleep consulting practice. She is host of the ‘This Girl Loves Sleep’ Podcast and author of ‘This Baby Loves Sleep’. Alanna has established the world-wide brand of Good Night Sleep Site as being a #1 sleep resource for families and her and her team of sleep consultants strive in helping families (baby to adults) and corporations overcome their sleep challenges and have well-rested smiles in the morning. You can find out more about Alanna McGinn and how to work with a Good Night Sleep Consultant at www.goodnightsleepsite.com and follow Alanna and all her sleep tips on Instagram - @GNSleepSite.

2 comments on “Episode 4: Forget Self-Soothing

  1. Rosaline on

    so excited to have these tools available! The community spirit around parenting is really incredible.

    I’m trying to download the 4 key baby sleep tools but am not able to? (no link?)

    Thanks for your help!


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