Tag: sleep

Getting Our Baby to Sleep Through the Night

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Getting your baby to sleep through the night.  Oh, man!  Googling every parent website, posting questions in mom groups, debating whether spending a lot...

Don’t Ignore Your Child’s Snores — It Could Be A Sign...

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Most parents know that the main symptoms of tonsillitis in children are swollen tonsils, sore throat and painful swallowing. But did you know that...

5 Tips for a Sleep Deprived Mom

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"Hello baby, goodbye sleep!" We've all heard that saying about sleep, right? It often feels like we moms are living our lives in a coffee-fueled...

“How To” Get Your Baby Sleeping Through the Night

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The following is a cumulative review of all of the (unsolicited) advice I’ve received and tried.  Enjoy: Sleep is an essential element to human existence,...

The Cruel Irony of Postpartum Insomnia

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Postpartum depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder and psychosis; the childbirth classes introduced me to all of those terms and then I expanded my knowledge...

More Sleep with the Dream Feed

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Before my boys were born, as part of my husband's benefits, I worked with a lactation consultant. For free! Amazing right? Breastfeeding support from...

Hiring a Sleep Coach

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Lack of sleep, to me, is the hardest part of parenting. I am not one of those people who functions well on just a few...

Ask An Expert :: Pregnant and Postpartum Sleep

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Sleep during pregnancy Q:: Should I really only sleep on my left side while pregnant - because it's just so uncomfortable. A:: You can sleep in...

Infant Sleep & Making Sense of the New SIDS Recommendations

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The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) announced at its annual conference two weeks ago an update to its policy for reducing the risk of sleep-related...

Entering a Season of Rest

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It’s been a tough year…or two or three. My definition of rest has changed, especially since having a child. I have fond pre-motherhood memories of...

The Pros And Cons To A Late Bedtime

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I have had this conversation with many moms, discussing the pro and cons to having a child with a late bedtime. As things come...

Traveling with Baby:: How to Survive

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Last month, I traveled home to Kansas City with my husband, parents and 6-month old. I have never been more terrified in my life...

Transitioning Your Toddler from a Crib to a Bed

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I love cribs. They are like little holding cells nests for your kids, keeping them in one place where you know they will be safe and...

Top 10 ‘Must Haves’ for New Baby

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Registry lists are great for essentials, but no matter how much research you do, it’s hard to know exactly what you will need. I...