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6 Good Sleep Habits That Help Your Baby Sleep Better

Are babies born to be either good or bad sleepers? Is it just a matter of luck? Or are there any practical steps you can take as a parent to help your baby sleep better? Well, there’s a little bit of truth in each view. Some babies do naturally sleep better than others right from the beginning, seemingly with no intervention at all from the...

How to get your newborn on a schedule?

“I’m going back to work in 2 months, how can I get my newborn on a schedule and sleeping through the night by then?!” The new mom sounded frantic on the phone, desperate for some good news. The answer I gave her was a little more diplomatic that what I’m about to tell you, but the short of it is, you most likely can’t. And that’s ok and very...

4 Sleep Training Myths Debunked

The most common question I hear from parents before they book with me is “Will sleep training traumatize my child?!” It’s a fair enough question. No parent in their right mind actually wants to do something that negatively impacts their child, either now or in the future! This question in particular makes my blood boil for some reason though, and...

10 Biggest Mistakes That Are Ruining Your Child’s Sleep

Wouldn't it be nice if everyone's child was a great sleeper? Unfortunately, that isn't the case. Often, parents come to me sleep deprived and frustrated because after trying everything they could think off, they're child's still waking up multiple times a night, and having trouble settling for naps.  Some parents actually already know what they...

7 Secrets to Successfully Sleep Training Your Baby

So most of us moms have at some time or another done something to improve our baby’s sleep (unless we had that annoyingly easy-going child that everyone was jealous of). Maybe you've even done crazy, nonsensical things out of sleep deprivation just to try and get some shut eye. Like hanging the crib from the ceiling to rock baby to sleep, because...
5 Things No One Tells You About Newborn Sleep

5 Things No One Tells You About Newborn Sleep

I always have to chuckle a little when I hear people say “I had a great sleep last night! I slept like a baby!” What does that even mean?! In my mind I remember how I slept when my kids were babies...and let’s be honest, it was far from restful. Before I had kids I...

Safe Sleep Guidelines: The case of the Rock n’ Play Sleeper

Safe Sleep Guidelines: The case of the Rock n’ Play Sleeper

You may have heard that the AAP urged the Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall the Fisher Price Rock ‘n Play Sleeper due to 32 sleep-related infant deaths between 2011 and 2018 (see original article). These deaths were often as a result of asphyxiation, where...

7 Newborn Sleep Facts Every New Moms Should Know

7 Newborn Sleep Facts Every New Moms Should Know

Do you remember when you were eagerly awaiting for your little bundle of joy to arrive? But now that she’s here, you find yourself longing for just one more night of peaceful sleep. While there are countless prenatal classes on how to prepare for labor and how to take...

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