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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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Sleep Tips for ‘Falling Back’

Before having kids, I remember rejoicing about the ‘extra hour’ of sleep we got by ‘falling back’ each year. Too bad kids don’t seem to understand what an extra hour of sleep means! But don’t fret I’m here to help you through this upcoming change. In case you missed it, the daylight savings time change …

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What happens when baby gets sick?

As a Baby Sleep Consultant, one of the most aggravating situations I see parents running into is the sudden onset of a minor illness when they’re finally seeing some progress with sleep training (or finally sleeping well after sleep training!) After months of sleep issues, they finally decide to take the initiative and get serious …

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