For this mum, "drowsy but awake” stopped working. When she puts her baby to bed drowsy, but awake, it takes forever for the baby to fall asleep (if at all), which makes him overtired. To avoid this, she puts him in the baby carrier, where he falls asleep easily, but then she is...
Today I answer Jessica's questions and offer my tips for solving her problems, which are:
- Recently, her daughter started to cry more at bedtime
- The bedtime routine is difficult, because the baby is fussy between 6-7 pm
- The baby poops during the second night...
Don't rely on random tables and charts about sleep needs! The National Sleep Foundation reviewed the scientific literature and determined the recommended amount of sleep from birth to adulthood and the amount that may be appropriate in some cases*. I will also teach you how to...
Today I explore the topic of sound machines. Do they boost sleep in babies? What sound levels are considered safe? How should you use them?
This is my favorite white noise playlist on Spotify.
“Are sound machines safe? Can they hurt my little one's ears?”
I compared the recommended amount of sleep and length of wake windows for 9 months old babies in 7 of the best selling baby sleep books on Amazon and in one recent research paper.
Today's question is from Heather:
“Hi, my son will be eight months in two days. What should...
Today I answered Sandy's questions about sleep cycles and wake windows. Both are crucial to know about when you want to sleep coach or sleep train your baby!
Many parents develop sleep problems themselves while they are struggling with their LOs sleep. Luckily, there is an equivalent to baby sleep coaching, called Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I), and it shares many of its main principles.
Have you ever been scared that your LO would bite you during nursing? Today I try to help a mum, who wants to night-wean her co-sleeping 15-month old daughter because of this very reason.
Today I list the main reasons why sometimes it takes a lot of time for little ones to settle for the night.
In this episode I answered the following questions:
Q1: Will my baby sleep better at night if I wake him up from his nap?
Q2: Will my baby fall asleep easier if I keep him up later or will he get overtired?
Q3: Will my baby wake up later in the morning if I put him to bed later?