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

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

You would like to talk to your child’s pediatrician about sleep, but every visit you have with the doctor or provider seems so full, rushed and busy already. Does that sound familiar? If so, I’m going to provide several suggestions for you on how to best talk to your child’s provider about sleep. Let’s jump […]

Healthy Sleep Habits, Safe Sleep

July 18, 2023

A Guide to Communicating with Your Pediatrician About Sleep

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?

Trouble falling and staying asleep are common problems for children of all ages. Parents are often desperate for a solution to help their children sleep better. By the time parents come to a healthcare provider or sleep consultant, they will have tried many different things often including melatonin supplements. In this process of figuring out […]

Healthy Sleep Habits, Safe Sleep, The Science of Sleep

February 28, 2023

Can I Give My Child Melatonin?