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We help babies & toddlers sleep better

Online classes to help with sleep from birth through age 4

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Cara Dumaplin holding a newborn

Hey there! I'm Cara.

I'm a neonatal nurse, wife of a pediatrician, and a certified pediatric sleep consultant. I'm also a mom to four kids, so I know first-hand how important good sleep is for your entire family.

I created Taking Cara Babies to help babies and toddlers sleep so the whole family can thrive. Let’s meet your child right where they are developmentally with strategies that match your family’s priorities and lifestyle.

Cara Dumaplin
Founder of Taking Cara Babies & proud mama

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You can have a great little sleeper.

Not sure how? My classes will teach you everything you need to confidently handle sleep so your whole family can thrive.

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Free Sleep Tips

Have sleep questions? Try my searchable blog. You’ll find schedules, troubleshooting, and so much more!

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Why is My Baby Taking Short Naps?

Have a baby who won’t nap longer than 30 minutes? Let's cover why short naps happen, when naps consolidate, and how to help your baby take longer naps.

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