10-12 Month Success

10 month-old girl; Emily Gignac

Screaming Stella’s Story: She’s 10 months with a fiery temper and too clever for her age… This adventure of sleep coaching took us longer than the average but it did work!!!!! Night 11 Stella fell asleep in under 3min and slept just over 12 hours. She woke up pumped for her day, this is the best feeling ever. It’s not an easy road to take but it is soo worth it. Remember to think happy thoughts and absolutly be CONSISTANT (we learnt that the hard way)… Tracy Spackman you have been amazing to us and I could not have done any of this without your help. Thank you from myself and my friends and family because this helped me to become a nice person again lol

 

12 month-old girl; Rachel

We had nothing going for us. A 12 month old that nursed herself to sleep, slept next to me and would nurse every 45 minutes alllll night. My daughter never even took a nap by herself. A week and a half ago, I started using a plan that was specifically created for me by Tracy. What I love about Tracy’s approach is it isn’t a “one size fits all”. Everyone has different goals. I didn’t want to nurse my daughter to sleep anymore AND I wanted her to fall asleep in her crib. Never thought it would happen. Guess what? A week and a half later my daughter is sleeping long and peaceful stretches in her crib! I feel like I have my life again. I feel like I can take better care of my 3 year old son. I can’t tell you how many important events I missed out on last year because I had to constantly nurse and lay with my colicky daughter. I can’t thank you enough, Tracy!

 

12 month-old girl

We had nothing going for us. A 12 month old that nursed herself to sleep, slept next to me and would nurse every 45 minutes alllll night. My daughter never even took a nap by herself. A week and a half ago, I started using a plan that was specifically created for me by Tracy. What I love about Tracy’s approach is it isn’t a “one size fits all”. Everyone has different goals. I didn’t want to nurse my daughter to sleep anymore AND I wanted her to fall asleep in her crib. Never thought it would happen. Guess what? A week and a half later my daughter is sleeping long and peaceful stretches in her crib! I feel like I have my life again. I feel like I can take better care of my 3 year old son. I can’t tell you how many important events I missed out on last year because I had to constantly nurse and lay with my colicky daughter. I can’t thank you enough, Tracy!

 

11 month-old; Erin S.

We used Tracy to help support us through a “gentle” form of sleep training. From the beginning, becasue we were so sleep deprived, it was wonderful to have her coaching us. She gave us the confidence that if we stuck with the plan, things would l get better. She also made us feel like we weren’t bad parents, that some babies just need more help learning to sleep than others. I am “attachment” style parent, who had a 100% natural labor and birth and never thought I would do any form of sleep training, but we got to the point where we were all so tired (including my baby) that we had to do something.

I’m not going to lie… it wasn’t easy, and there was crying, but our son was never left alone to “cry it out”. Tracy set up and guided us through a plan that was specific to our child, our family’s needs and was supportive of breastfeeding. One size does not fit all and having Tracy to check in with really made the process easier. We didn’t have to guess if we were doing the right thing.

I don’t think there is a magic bullet. but our 11 month old now sleeps through the night and takes two, one & a half hour naps. With Tracy’s help, we have taught our son to sleep. It seems simple, but it’s one of the most important skills you can have. He is so much happier now that he is getting the sleep he needs…I wasn’t the only one who was sleep deprived.

Using a sleep coach was the best baby “purchase” we have made. When I hear of other families struggling with either a baby that isn’t sleeping or suffering through, “turn the monitor of and let them cry” I am so thankful that we found a different route. I told Tracy that if we have a second child, I will be contacting her before the baby is even born to put a sleep plan in place… joking (sort of).

 

Jennifer C

Hello Tracy,

Just wanted to let you know that James sleeps well now! I can’t believe it was less than two months ago that we were still waking up several times a night and having James sleep with us. Now he goes to sleep at night usually without a fuss. If he wakes up at all, it’s usually for only a few minutes and he puts himself right back to sleep. Most of the time, we don’t hear from him until the morning. If we encounter any significant problems, we’ll be in touch, but so far it looks like our sleeping problems are gone! Thanks again for all of your help. It has made such a positive difference in our lives.

 

12 months-old

My son who will be a year old next week was still waking every 2-3hrs all night. On night #8 (step 2) of sleep coaching he slept 11hrs straight!! Tonight we skipped right to step 4 and I am shocked to say… He fell asleep in 10min without even having to be coached!!! Not a peep out of him!

Thank you Tracy for your guidance and support!

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12 month-old; Breanna Vega – May 2017

My baby was nursing off of me all night and sleeping so poorly that none of us were sleeping. She was over a year! Finally, we called Tracy and did the regular package. Within 7 days she was sleeping on her own, self soothing within five minutes and sleeping through the night. To this day she has been sleeping through the night consistently, and we always lay her down awake to sleep. This protocol was the best thing we ever did for her. (and us!)