Baby Rolling Over And Waking Up? Here’s What To Do

Why Do Babies Roll At Night? They gotta move! It’s as simple as that. As babies learn new skills, their bodies instinctively want to practice the moves. And when babies have a firm, flat surface and no distractions (think mattress in the night), they can’t help but move their bodies in the way they were…

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Baby Sitting Up In Sleep?

Why Is Baby Sitting Up In Sleep? Quite simply, because they can! As babies learn new skills, their bodies instinctively need to practice their moves. When given plenty of space and a place to roam (like their crib at night!) babies can’t help but move around as nature intended. Is It OK For Baby To…

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Does White Noise Put Babies to Sleep?

Hands up if this sounds familiar… Your fussy baby finally falls asleep for her afternoon nap and you sit down for a much needed moment to yourself only to hear a car with a broken muffler roaring down the street. Just like that, Sleeping Beauty is wide awake and mad… NOT a good combination. Or…

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Daylight Savings Sleep Tips

And How to Spring Forward to Help Your Early Riser Sleep Later It’s that time of year again – time to spring your clocks forward one hour. While most everyone dreads losing an hour of sleep, many of you are worried about how the time change will affect your child’s sleep schedule. Here are some…

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The Four-Month Sleep Regression

How To Survive It  If you’re asking yourself that, you may be experiencing the dreaded four-month regression. Here’s what it looks like: Your baby was sleeping 4-6 hour stretches at night. Then suddenly, she started waking every hour or two all over again. On top of it all, falling asleep at bedtime takes longer than…

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Why Won’t My Baby Sleep?

This is a question I often asked my son when he was 3 or 4 months old. I asked it in a sweet voice; I asked it in a pleading voice; I asked it in a sobbing voice, but no matter how many times I asked, he never gave me the answer. I can remember…

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Three Myths About Sleep Training Your Baby

Have you ever been told… “You should enjoy it (being awake all night) – someday he’ll be all grown up and you’ll miss it.” Or… “Welcome to motherhood. You can forget about sleeping because it just doesn’t happen for years and years.” Or my all-time favorite… “Well, here’s some solidarity, mama! Because there sure as…

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SIDS Awareness & Safe Co-Sleeping

There’s no way to sugar coat it: SIDS is truly is a parent’s worst nightmare. I remember worrying to the point where I woke up several times a night to check on my son while he was sleeping. I was exhausting myself, and finally I had to sit down and come to terms with my…

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Breaking The Nightly Bottle (Or Nursing To Sleep) Habit

This week’s question comes from Teresa. “My 11-month-old goes to bed with a bottle and wakes for a bottle in the night. How do I break her of this habit?” Good question, Teresa! When you put your baby in bed at night, it’s fine to include the bottle in her routine. You could start with…

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