Newborn & Baby Sleep Related Articles & Blog Posts

  • Colic and Apple Juice

    Colic and Apple Juice

    Colic is often defined by the rule of threes – crying more than 3 hours a day, more than 3 days a week, for more than 3 weeks. Parents usually report increased gas and gas-related symptoms in these babies. Difficulty digesting specific carbohydrates can lead to increased gas.

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  • Ear Infections and Pacifier Use

    Ear Infections and Pacifier Use

    We’ve known now for several years that discontinuing the use of a pacifier can reduce ear infections in children. A study published in the September 2000 issue of Pediatrics looked at the effect of simply having nurses give a leaflet to parents about the side effects of pacifier use and also instructing them to limit […]

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  • Apnea of Infancy

    Apnea of Infancy

    Dear Dr. Greene, If an infant has had a history of childhood apnea to the extent that he has had to use a heart and lung monitor during the sleeping hours for the first two years of his life,…

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  • Asleep All Day, Up All Night

    Asleep All Day, Up All Night

    Our beautiful baby daughter is five days old, and we are exhilarated, but exhausted. She seems to be asleep all day long (unless she is eating), and then as soon as we want to go to bed, she’s awake…

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