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8 Sleep Training Myths Debunked

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

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?

Today we’re answering the question – what are sleep regressions?  Just when you thought you had established a consistent sleep routine, your little one suddenly starts experiencing disrupted sleep patterns. This phenomenon is commonly known as a sleep regression. In this article, we’ll look at what a sleep regression is, its potential causes, and strategies […]

Healthy Sleep Habits, Sleep Training

July 25, 2023

What Are Sleep Regressions?

Infants nap anywhere from 3-4 times per day. As they grow and approach ages 3-5, they stop napping all together. This transition occurs because as children grow and develop, their sleep needs change, including their nap requirements. Knowing when to drop a nap can be confusing for parents. Today we’re tackling knowing when your little […]

Healthy Sleep Habits, Sleep Training

June 13, 2023

Navigating Nap Transitions: When Should I Drop a Nap?

Sleep training is one of the most controversial topics in early parenting. This topic sparks debate amongst both parents and pediatric professionals alike. Many parents wonder whether sleep training may harm a child’s emotional well-being or affect the parent-child bond.  However, it is important to explore the scientific evidence and debunk common myths which is […]

Sleep Training, The Science of Sleep

June 6, 2023

Debunking Myths: Does Sleep Training Harm My Child?

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?

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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

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