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Safe Sleep: Tips to Transition Baby from Rock’n’Play to Crib

The Rock’n’Play Sleeper by Fisher-Price has been the topic of interest for many parents this week. This product has been advertised as a sleep space for babies, with some of the boxes even stating it is meant for “all night sleep”. However, the design of the Rock’n’Play does NOT meet safe sleep guidelines. I have …

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4-month sleep regression

The Four Month Sleep Regression

As a professional Baby Sleep Consultant, I hear the term ‘regression’ used in regard 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 8-month regression, a 9-month regression, a 1-year regression, as well …

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effects of sleep deprivation on your relationship

How do the effects of sleep deprivation impact your relationship?

What is it about having a horrible night’s sleep that makes everyone else so awful the next day? It seems that way, doesn’t it? After a night of broken, interrupted, just plain lousy sleep, people for some reason are just contemptible. From the people driving like they’ve been lobotomized, to the people asking you the …

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Getting Your Partner Involved to Help Baby to Sleep Through the Night

One of the most interesting aspects of my job is that I get to work so closely with such a wide variety of people and personalities. Working so closely with Moms, Dads and other caregivers, especially at a time when they’re vulnerable and emotional, lets you get to know them in a hurry. I can …

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