Keeping your new baby safe is usually at the top of any parent’s priority list. Your little one is curious and can easily get into all sorts of things, but just as you keep them safe when they are awake, it is just as important to keep them safe as they sleep! Infant sleep safety can keep your little one free from harm while giving you peace-of-mind, and is more important than you might think. While many have heard of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome also known as ‘SIDS’ or ‘crib death’, it can be confusing for parents to understand, which makes it more scary. SIDS typically refers to the sudden death of a baby, usually while sleeping, who is under a year old. While the cause of SIDS is unknown, doctors believe that certain factors can play a role in preventing SIDS and reducing your child’s chances of being at risk. One of the most [...]
By Melissa Brown|2021-07-21T21:51:34+00:00July 1st, 2021|Categories: NYC|Comments Off on The ABCs of Safe Sleep
Are you tired of having countless sleepless nights? Getting your little ones to sleep all night can be one of the most challenging and frustrating stages of early parenthood. However, the good news is that it’s possible and easier than you might think! You just have to know the tricks to help you and your baby get to where you need to go. So, ready to get your serenity back? Here are 5 tips and tricks to help your baby confidently sleep through the night. 1. Set Up A Comfortable Environment For Them Everyone wants to feel safe and sound when it’s time for bed. This goes for your baby as well no matter how old they are! It’s important to make sure that you have arranged a safe sleeping environment for them so that they have everything needed to sleep peacefully. Some safety precautions include: Setting up a safe crib Making sure they are [...]
By Melissa Brown|2021-06-22T21:37:11+00:00June 22nd, 2021|Categories: NYC|Comments Off on 5 Tips to Help Your Baby Sleep Through The Night
Does your baby have the sleep schedule of a vampire? Meaning, they love to sleep during the day but stay awake through the entire night. Are you going a little insane with all of the sleepless nights? You’re not alone! It’s incredibly common for newborn babies to mix up night and day. Often before babies are born, they are known to sleep during the day when they are in the womb and since everything in there is dark, there is no way for them to tell when it’s time for bed. Now that they are out and about, it might take some time before their circadian rhythm (otherwise known as their sleep/wake cycle) is confidently established. Keep reading to find out what you can start doing to correct your infant’s sleep pattern. You Need A Solid Bedtime Routine Establishing a solid bedtime routine for your baby as soon as possible is one of the most [...]
By Melissa Brown|2021-06-22T21:37:20+00:00June 22nd, 2021|Categories: NYC|Comments Off on How To Deal With Day/Night Confusion in Newborns
Getting your baby to sleep through the night, especially in their early stages of life, can be extremely challenging. It’s understandable why parents look to sleep aids for a possible resolution so that everyone can be a little more at peace. However, do sleep aids really work? What are your options when it comes to sleep aids and are they safe for your baby? In this article we are going to take a closer look into whether or not a sleep aid is something you should add to your family and what options you have. Sleep Machines You may have heard of baby sound machines or sleep soothers. Typically, these are machines that make a white noise sound in order to help them fall asleep. It may seem counteractive, but creating noise in the room can actually bring comfort to your baby because it will remind them of being in the womb. Being in the [...]
By Melissa Brown|2021-06-22T21:37:26+00:00June 22nd, 2021|Categories: NYC|Comments Off on Baby Sleep Aids: Do They Work and Should You Use Them?
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.