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What to Know About the Newest Study on SIDS

Swaddling is in the news again! A recent study in Pediatrics suggests that children who are swaddled during sleep are at a higher risk of SIDS. This is alarmingly contrary to what we already know about SIDS, that swaddling is … Continue reading

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The 10 Most Popular Bedtime Rituals for Kids

We know that a bedtime routine is a great way to get a child ready for sleep. It helps cue their brain to the idea that sleep is coming, so get prepared! While every family’s bedtime routine can be different, … Continue reading

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The Cry-It-Out Method Explained

The Cry It Out method has gotten a lot of bad press over the last few years. It was coined by Dr. Richard Ferber, the director of The Center for Pediatric Sleep Disorders at Children’s Hospital Boston, in his book, … Continue reading

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6 Reasons Your Baby or Child Absolutely Needs Sleep

Other than eating, sleep is the most important part of your baby’s development. When it comes to sleep, there’s no such thing as “too much.” If your baby dozes off, let him, even if it’s not his usual time. Look … Continue reading

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3 Tips to Ease the Daylight Savings Transition

March 13th starts Daylight Savings Time, meaning we’re going to push our clocks ahead an hour. That leaves us each with one hour of less sleep that day. While you and I can tough it out for a day and … Continue reading

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4 Fascinating Facts About Your Baby’s Sleep

Baby sleep is an exceptionally interesting topic. At first glance, it seems straightforward. Sleep is just sleep, right? Not with babies! There are a ton of interesting ways baby sleep differs from adult sleep. Here are some interesting facts every … Continue reading

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6 Ways for Parents to Get Some Much-Needed Sleep

Whether you have a newborn or an eight-month old, sleep comes at a premium. Even if you’re only getting up twice a night, it can sleep play havoc with your sleep schedule. Here are some simple adjustments you can make … Continue reading

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4 Ways To Gently Organize Your Newborn’s Daily Naps and Feeds

Make sure to enter the giveaway at the end of this post to win a copy of The Baby Sleep Site’s amazing guide on newborn sleep in the first year!   Newborns may be cuddly and adorable – but predictable? … Continue reading

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How to Properly Use a Pregnancy Pillow

Pregnancy comes with excitement and happiness, as well as pains and aches. Additionally, it can also come with a significant challenge of getting relaxed sleep at night. This is where pregnancy pillows come in. Finding the Most Suitable Pregnancy Pillow … Continue reading

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Helping Mom Get the Sleep She Needs

As a parent, we talk a lot about baby sleep. We analyze our children’s sleep schedules, judge their needs and bend over backwards to help them get the sleep they need. But what about moms? There have definitely been some … Continue reading

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