Newborn Sleep

5 Common Child Sleep Myths

There is lots of information going around about child sleep, and not all of it is true. Here are 5 common child sleep myths that can be put to rest. 1. Some babies sleep straight through the night All babies wake multiple times a night, but you would never know if they can put themselves back to sleep unassisted.  We all wake very briefly between sleep cycles, but we often don’t remember […]

Everett’s Sleep Journey: Improving my 3 Month Old’s Daytime Sleep

This is another guest post written by Vidya where she talks about the sleep challenges she faces with her newborn son who was born 8 weeks prematurely.  If you missed the first post of Everett’s Sleep Journey, read it here. Everett is now 4 months old and generally, a very happy baby. He is only ever fussy if we keep him awake for too long (more than 1.5-2 hours) or when […]
By |November 11th, 2013|Advice & Resources, Baby Sleep, Client Stories, Newborn Sleep|0 Comments

Tips on How to Remove the Nursing-to-Sleep Association

Many parents struggle with getting their babies to fall asleep on their own.  They find themselves swinging, rocking, bouncing, driving, or nursing their babies to sleep. Once their baby has finally fallen asleep, they attempt to gingerly lay their little one down in their crib only to have them suddenly wake up, forcing the parents to start the process all over again.  These methods of getting their little one to […]
By |November 8th, 2013|Advice & Resources, Baby Sleep, Newborn Sleep, Sleep Tips|2 Comments

Starting Early: Helping my Newborn Sleep Well

To help make this blog a little more personal, a friend of mine suggested I ask friends and the families I work with to tell their story about their child’s sleep struggles.  This guest post is written by Vidya and she talks about the sleep challenges she faces with her newborn son who was born 8 weeks prematurely.  I hope you enjoy the first installment of Everett’s Sleep Journey.   Baby Everett Everett’s Sleep […]
By |October 9th, 2013|Advice & Resources, Baby Sleep, Client Stories, Newborn Sleep|3 Comments

5 Essential Components of Your Child’s Sleep Environment

When I was expecting my first child, I wanted her room to look just like the magazine photos – beautiful hand carved crib, coordinated crib sheet set with bumper pads and quilt, matching mobile, lamp and draperies, and cute stuffed toys and decorative wall coverings for her to look at. Little did I know that many of these things are not conducive to sleep, let alone safe. If you are decorating a new nursery, […]
By |September 2nd, 2013|Advice & Resources, Baby Sleep, Newborn Sleep, Sleep Tips|0 Comments