As a pediatric sleep consultant, there are a few questions I’ve grown accustomed to hearing. Two questions ALWAYS come up and understandably so! Will my baby cry? If so, how long? When will my baby sleep through the night?Read More
Not only will your baby never sleep through the night, but neither will you. All humans, from their first night on earth to their last, actually wake up multiple times a night! These wakings are part of our natural human sleep cycle and happen even when there's no caffeine or stress. I'm sure you've noticed times when you've been in a "deep sleep" and times when you felt like you were mildly awake already when you heard your baby or the garbage truck. Not all sleep is the same.Read More
The #1 Tip for an Extra Hour of Sleep. It’s that time again! Our clocks spring forward on March 9th. What does this mean for our children?Read More
The Middle-of-the-Night Cry Every Mama Needs to Know. You’ve finally put your head down on your pillow and no sooner than you start to drift off to sleep, your baby starts to cry. Sigh…. Whether your baby has been in bed for one hour or four hours, your first thought is “Why is my baby crying?”. Whether it happens before or after midnight, or many times throughout the night, you do the same thing.Read More
The holidays are officially here! If you've successfully gotten your baby on a schedule, you may be worried that they may regress with travel and a little upset to the routine. You desperately want to maintain sleep over the holidays.
Fifteen years ago, I LOVED Daylight Saving. I was a college freshman, so it meant a much welcomed extra hour of sleep! Now, as a parent and consultant I still highly value sleep, but the reality is that our babies don’t exactly appreciate that extra hour.Read More