One of the most common questions I get asked as a Paediatric sleep consultant is, “When should we move him into a big kid bed?” Uhmmmm.....NEVER lol. Here's a few reasons why I want to prolong this transition and keep that babe in a crib as long as possible. Number 1 reason is - there… Continue reading Switching To a “Big Kid Bed”
I just want to start off by saying...whatever happened with routines and bedtime this summer, I hope you at least had a great time 😉 During our too-short summer months, we have a way of letting our routines become flexible and for bedtime to become later and later. "But mom, it's not even dark outside!"… Continue reading Back To School Sleep Tips
This is one of the oldest tricks in the book when it comes to getting babies to sleep through the night. Mixing baby cereal with breastmilk or formula and giving it to your child in the bottle as a means for them to become more full. It has been recommended by doctors and used by… Continue reading Will Solid Food Help Baby Sleep?
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**This is NOT a sponsored post** I've been ranting and raving over this new baby item called the Slumberpod. It's this small, portable, blacked out tent that fits perfectly over a playpen. I had set it up twice in my house before actually using it, just to test out the level of darkness inside, and… Continue reading SLUMBERPOD – my honest review
Why does my baby wake at 3am? That right there might be the single most common question new parents ask. Is it a developmental milestone? A regression? Are they getting too much sleep during the day, or not enough? Maybe they’re just hungry. Maybe they’re too hot, or too cold. Well, the truth is that… Continue reading Why Does My Baby Wake At 3AM?
The Four Month Sleep Regression As a professional sleep consultant, I hear the term “regression” used in regards to just about every imaginable circumstance. Essentially, if baby doesn’t sleep well for a couple of nights, parents start dropping the ‘R’ word. Some people subscribe to the idea that there’s an eight month regression, a 9… Continue reading The Dreaded 4 Month Sleep Regression
I can clearly remember, like most mothers I’m sure, the very moment I gave birth to my son. I was absolutely buried in feelings of joy, love, gratitude, and comfort. And then, about 30 seconds later, I was equally buried in advice, suggestions, and information. This was all thrown at me with the best intentions,… Continue reading 5 Common Myths About Baby’s Sleep