Is It Teething Or an Ear Infection?

By | 2019-12-17T14:36:39-04:00 December 17th, 2019|Categories: Sleep Troubles|

Is it Teething Or An Ear Infection? More than 80 percent of children will be diagnosed with an ear infection before their third birthday. 100 percent of children will teethe before their third birthday. Sometimes, it can be hard to tell the difference between the two, because they share similar symptoms. This quick guide can help [...]

Ear Infections and Sleep

By | 2019-10-07T14:08:53-04:00 October 7th, 2019|Categories: Sleep Troubles|

Ear Infections and Sleep   Ear infections are  sneaky little things. They can disrupt sleep for days, even weeks, if undetected and left untreated. If your baby is usually a good sleeper, and things suddenly seem off, it’s possible that an ear infection could be behind it. Even if your baby is fine during the day and only [...]

The 4 Month Sleep Regression

By | 2019-09-17T11:15:09-04:00 September 17th, 2019|Categories: Sleep Troubles|

The 4 Month Sleep Regression The 4-month sleep regression can be awfully painful. Newborns can be pretty good sleepers on their own in the beginning. Then, they get a little older and the 4 month sleep regression strikes. I always chuckle when I meet a new mom with a 3 week old. “He’s a perfect sleeper!” [...]

Sleep Training When Your Baby is Sick

By | 2019-09-11T13:30:36-04:00 September 11th, 2019|Categories: Sleep Troubles|

Sleep Training When Your Baby is Sick Just like adults, babies have a hard time sleeping when they’re sick. A sick baby sleeps more than he does when he's well,  but the sleep is broken up with frequent wakings. (Similar to how newborns sleep 19 hours a day but you’d never know it based on how [...]

The 40 Minute Sleep Intruder

By | 2019-09-04T14:40:20-04:00 September 4th, 2019|Categories: Sleep Troubles|

The 40 Minute Sleep Intruder Ever been through this with your baby? You put her down for a nap, or maybe it’s bedtime. She goes down to sleep pretty nicely, without much fuss. You sit down to relax and unwind a bit… and just 40 minutes later, she’s up and she’s had it. Waking up and [...]

Sleep Regressions… What Are They?

By | 2019-07-28T13:54:22-04:00 July 26th, 2019|Categories: Sleep Troubles|

Sleep Regressions: What Are They?   You may have heard the term bandied around – it’s pretty popular. He slept well for a few months but now he’s going through a regression. She’s regressing and it’s killing us! Must be a sleep regression.    What is a Sleep Regression? It’s just fancy talk for “a stage where [...]

8-10 Month Sleep Regression

By | 2019-07-24T15:20:31-04:00 July 18th, 2019|Categories: Sleep Troubles|

 8-10 Month Sleep Regression Your 8, 9, or 10 month old used to be a great sleeper. Now she’s waking up at night and screaming hysterically, between 1 and 6 times each night. Naps are a thing of the past. Welcome, my friend, to the 8-10 Month Sleep Regression. Pour yourself a strong cup of coffee, [...]

6 Things You Can Do if Your Baby Suffers from Acid Reflux

By | 2019-06-11T18:26:40-04:00 May 9th, 2019|Categories: Sleep Troubles|

6 Things You Can Do if Your Baby Suffers from Acid Reflux   Does your baby have reflux?   Welcome to the club. All babies have reflux: it’s called spitting up. There’s a muscle at the bottom of your baby’s esophagus called a sphincter. This muscle's job is to keep the food and stomach acids down [...]

An Open Letter to the Impossible Baby

By | 2019-02-27T15:19:38-04:00 February 27th, 2019|Categories: Sleep Troubles|

  To my precious Baby,   I love you with every beat of my heart, every breath in my body, with everything I have. I will live for you, die for you and cherish you to the ends of the earth for all of our time together. You are my greatest gift, my pride and joy. [...]