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8 Sleep Training Myths Debunked

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

Many parents want to know – why does my baby or toddler wake up so frequently at night? This isn’t an easy question to answer. There are many possible reasons why your baby will wake up at night. It can be a bit of a puzzle but hopefully after today’s post you’ll have a better […]

Sleep Training, The Science of Sleep

May 16, 2023

Why Does My Baby Wake Up At Night?

why does my baby wake up at night?

Have you ever heard the term “wake windows?” If you’re trying to figure out a schedule for your baby or improve his sleep, you’ve likely run across this term. Today we’re diving into what wake windows are, why they’re important, and finally, providing examples of wake windows by age.  What Are Wake Windows? Wake windows […]

Sleep Training

May 9, 2023

What Are Wake Windows? Why Are They Important?

If you’ve wondered what age is ideal to start sleep training, you’re in the right place. Most experts agree 3-4 months is the sweet spot for sleep training. We’ll look at how sleep changes in the first 6 months of an infant’s life and how that informs the ideal age to start sleep training. If […]

Sleep Training

May 2, 2023

What Is The Best Age To Start Sleep Training?

I’m sharing a ton of sleep tips for newborns today. 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 or night. This is a super challenging and exhausting time for parents. With a few small […]

Healthy Sleep Habits, Sleep Training

April 25, 2023

All About Newborn Sleep and Tips

newborn sleeping

What medical conditions affect sleep? If your little one is having sleep challenges, you may wonder if he or she has an underlying medical problem affecting his or her sleep. Before beginning sleep training, I always recommend you speak with your child’s pediatrician. It’s important for parents to recognize what medical conditions can impact sleep […]

Safe Sleep, The Science of Sleep

April 18, 2023

What Medical Conditions Affect Sleep?

“Wait, what do you do?” This is a common question I hear when I tell people about my work as a pediatric sleep consultant. The role of a pediatric sleep consultant is relatively new which is why so many families are unfamiliar with it. Many families are excited to hear there’s a professional out there […]

Sleep Training, The Science of Sleep

April 11, 2023

What Does A Sleep Consultant Do?

Children don’t sleep well and wake up at night for various reasons. Some children will have difficulty falling asleep or will delay going to bed because of bedtime fears and worries. Nightmares and night terrors are common problems in children. If you’re wondering how to help your child with nightmares, today’s article is for you! […]

Healthy Sleep Habits

April 4, 2023

Nightmares In Children – How To Help

Many children with ADHD struggle to fall asleep at bedtime. Children with ADHD are more likely to experience problems with sleep than children without ADHD. It’s thought children with ADHD have a delayed circadian rhythm and thus produce melatonin later in the day. Sometimes medications to treat ADHD, like stimulants, may also make it harder […]

Healthy Sleep Habits

March 28, 2023

6 Sleep Tips For Children With ADHD