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8 Sleep Training Myths Debunked

Sleep Tips And Evidence-Based Sleep Information From A Family Nurse Practitioner

Have you ever wondered if your little one’s separation anxiety is affecting their sleep? If so, you’re in the right place. Today we’re going to chat about how separation anxiety affects sleep and tips to help. What is separation anxiety?  Basically, separation anxiety occurs when your little one loses sight of you and becomes nervous […]

Healthy Sleep Habits, Sleep Training

May 31, 2024

Separation Anxiety and Sleep

Snoring is often associated with adults, but it’s not uncommon for children to snore as well. While occasional snoring in children may be harmless, persistent snoring may be a cause for concern. Understanding the causes, risks, and potential solutions for snoring in children is helpful when determining our level of concern around a child’s snoring. […]

Healthy Sleep Habits, The Science of Sleep

April 26, 2024

Snoring In Children – Is It Normal?

little girl snoring

What does normal newborn sleep look like? Today we’re answering that question and taking a closer look at all things sleep and newborns.  Newborns sleep a ton! As you know, newborn sleep is often a little chaotic. A newborn will eat and sleep at all hours of the day regardless of day/night. This is a […]

Healthy Sleep Habits, Safe Sleep

March 22, 2024

What does normal newborn sleep look like?

normal newborn sleep

We are creatures of habit. Our bodies work best when we have predictable and regular schedules, especially around sleep. Consistent sleep schedules not only contribute to adequate rest but also positively impact a child’s behavior, cognitive function, and overall mood. A consistent sleep schedule starts with answering the question – What is an ideal bedtime […]

Healthy Sleep Habits, Sleep Training

November 10, 2023

What Is An Ideal Bedtime For My Child?

One of the most common questions I get is about breastfeeding and sleep. Can I help my infant develop healthy sleep habits or sleep train while breastfeeding? The answer is 100% yes. My definition of healthy sleep habits is not the same as “sleep training.” I view healthy sleep habits as helping your little one […]

Healthy Sleep Habits

October 17, 2023

Can I Sleep Train My Baby While Breastfeeding?

Did you know that night waking is one of the most common sleep problems experienced by infants and children? Night waking along with problems at bedtime are the top two reasons little ones, and thus their parents, experience poor sleep. Today we’re going to look at why little ones wake up at night, and how […]

Healthy Sleep Habits, The Science of Sleep

September 19, 2023

How Night Waking Leads To Poor Sleep

What is a dream feed? Is it helpful? Today, we’re answering these questions and more! When it comes to decisions around feeding your little one and her sleep, there’s no shortage of opinions. My hope is that by understanding dream feeds better, you can make a decision that works best for your family. What is […]

Healthy Sleep Habits

August 22, 2023

What Is A Dream Feed?

We watch TV before bed or scroll on our phones. We’re all guilty of this. The end of the day often seems like the only time of day we have a few minutes to ourselves to zone out and relax. It’s no secret that screens can impact our sleep as adults. We’ve all been in […]

Healthy Sleep Habits, The Science of Sleep

August 1, 2023

How Screens Impact Children’s Sleep