White Noise and Sleep
    July 28, 2011
    White Noise and Sleep

    While some of the tips I’m suggesting require mom and dad to make sacrifices – Like Watching Baby’s Diet – I’m convinced that any effort you make to keep your baby and toddler healthy and ha…

    Rock-a-bye Baby - Sweet Dreams and Goodnight
    January 5, 2011
    Rock-a-bye Baby – Sweet Dreams and Goodnight

    I don’t want anyone to think I’m an expert on this topic at all… so consider yourself warned. When Marc was first home from the hospital, I didn’t think too much of the first night or two. I w…

    3 Things Not To Do When Getting Your Baby To Sleep Through The Night
    September 20, 2010
    3 Things Not To Do (When Getting Your Baby To Sleep Through The Night)

    There is a lot of information (and opinion) about how to get your infant to sleep through the night. Cry it out/don't cry it out, rocking/no rocking, co-sleeping/crib sleeping, white noise/no noise, b…

    How Much Sleep is Needed?
    July 24, 2007
    How Much Sleep is Needed?

    I’m asked almost everyday by some concerned parent whether their child is sleeping enough or too much. That’s not a simple answer and varies from child to child and even from day to day. (more&hel…

    Sleep When the Baby Sleeps!
    September 8, 2006
    Sleep When the Baby Sleeps!

    You may be more exhausted than you have ever been. Whenever people are sleep deprived they are more subject to swings of emotion and to feelings of inadequacy. This, by itself, is enough to cause a bl…

    Swaddling and Sleep
    December 1, 2005
    Swaddling and Sleep

    To reduce crying in irritable babies and to prolong sleep in babies who seem to wake up all the time, parents in many parts of the world swaddle their babies when putting them down to sleep. This cust…

    SIDS Prevention and Flat Heads
    July 18, 2003
    SIDS Prevention and Flat Heads

    The same “Back to Sleep” campaign that has dramatically decreased the rate of SIDS has also resulted in an increasing number of babies with flat skull areas, usually on one side of the back of the…