infant sleep

ABCs of Safe Sleep

October is SIDS Awareness Month, so it’s a great time to review SIDS, and how we can provide a safe sleeping environment for our children and the children we care for.
What is SIDS? SIDS is the sudden death of an infant under one year of age which remains unexplained after full investigation, autopsy and review of case history.  Unfortunately we do not fully understand the causes of SIDS, but research […]

By |September 29th, 2015|Advice & Resources, Baby Sleep, Newborn Sleep, Sleep Facts, Sleep Tips|Comments Off on ABCs of Safe Sleep

Rip n Go Review and Give-away!

As a Certified Pediatric Sleep Consultant, I work with many families who struggle with their children’s sleep. The most common issue I help families with is teaching their children how to sleep through the night. Middle of the night diaper and bed changes often get in the way of their progress, so we try to limit these interruptions as much as possible.
When I came across the Rip n Go, I […]

By |April 2nd, 2015|Advice & Resources, Baby Sleep, Contests, Newborn Sleep, Sleep Tips, Toddler Sleep|Comments Off on Rip n Go Review and Give-away!

Newborn Sleep: What to Expect

You’ve just brought your baby home from the hospital, you get in the door and you think “ok, now what?”  If it’s your first child, you have no idea what to expect and you are basically learning as you go.  But don’t worry!  You can never spoil an infant, so this is a wonderful chance to hold, cuddle, and bond with your baby.  Respond to your child’s needs and try […]

By |February 21st, 2014|Advice & Resources, Baby Sleep, Newborn Sleep, Sleep Tips|Comments Off on Newborn Sleep: What to Expect

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