When deciding to have a baby, many city-dwelling parents question if they should make the move to the country or suburbs to raise a family. However, the reality is that many parents successfully raise their children in some of the busiest cities of America! In fact, raising your child in a busy city has some unique benefits that you won’t find anywhere else. At Sleep Shop we work with moms in busy urban areas including New York City. We can help you navigate the early stages of your baby and toddler’s life to make your nights restful from the start. The Benefits of City Living There are so many amazing things about living in a city like New York and being a parent. While things might move at a fast pace, there are endless options for parents to get involved with the community and keep both themselves and their children connected, entertained, [...]
By Hannah Cloe|2021-07-21T21:51:17+00:00July 21st, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Urban Living and Your Baby’s Sleep
Swaddling young babies is one of the oldest practices when it comes to infant care. It’s commonly thought that swaddling can soothe your baby and in some cases this is true. Swaddling is thought to replicate the feeling of warmth and comfort the baby experiences in the womb or being held and the wrapping technique can be comforting for some children. In this article we will discuss the benefits of swaddling and the situations when swaddling should be avoided. Plus, we will tell you the safest way to swaddle your baby and what babies can benefit the most from swaddling. The benefits of swaddling For parents who are looking for a better night’s sleep, swaddling can offer a plethora of benefits if done properly. Swaddling can help your little one make the transition from the womb to the outside world a little easier. Some of the benefits of swaddling include: Sleeping [...]
Is your baby waking up wide awake in the middle of the night? Waking to feed or need a diaper change is one thing, but when your baby is waking only to be up for an hour or longer ready to play, what do you do? Believe it or not, it is actually extremely common for both babies and toddlers to wake during the night for prolonged periods of time and want to interact with their surroundings and other people. To start with solving the problem, we have to look at what could be causing it. At Sleep Shop, we are experts at helping New York City moms get their babies' sleep health on track. Read our tips to get your baby or toddler on the path to sleeping through the night for good! Reason 1: Your Child is Overtired While it may make sense that if your baby is exhausted they will sleep more, [...]
By Melissa Brown|2021-07-21T21:51:22+00:00July 12th, 2021|Categories: NYC|Comments Off on Baby partying at midnight? Read this!
Whether you're in the trenches of sleep training or just learning about different methods to finally get your little one to sleep through the night, any experienced parent will tell you that sleep training comes with its challenges. Unfortunately, as you try to enforce healthy sleep habits for your baby, it can actually mean even less sleep for you in the short-term. No matter what approach you take to sleep training, the reality is that the new adjustments will cause some fussiness for your baby and some anxiety for you. However, Sleep Shop is here to lead you through this time and offer our guidance from years of experience to help make your journey just a little bit easier. In this article, we will discuss the two essential things New York moms need to sleep train successfully, and you can't buy them at your local baby store! Read on to find out how you can [...]
By Melissa Brown|2021-07-21T21:51:28+00:00July 12th, 2021|Categories: NYC|Comments Off on The Two Essentials of Successful Sleep Training
We have loved helping families get their little ones on more consistent schedules and sleeping through the night. There is nothing better than hearing from clients how much freedom the schedule has given them, or how happy and adjusted their baby is from being on a routine.