How Does Swaddling Help My Baby Sleep?

Hospital nurses are pros at swaddling babies and they generally give new moms a lesson or two while they are in the hospital. There are a lot of reasons to swaddle your baby, but perhaps one of the most important ones is to help your baby get good rest each and every night. If your … Read more

Should I Let My Baby Sleep In Our Bed?

Many parents struggle with the issue of allowing their infant to sleep in their bed with them. Proponents of “co-sleeping” argue that the dangers of an infant sleeping in an adult bed are exaggerated, and that many cultures around the world have engaged in this practice for centuries. Opponents argue that there are dangers inherent … Read more

Is It Okay for My Baby to Sleep in a Car seat?

Newborns sleep a lot; in a 24 hour period, they will likely sleep between 12-20 hours. They sleep in their crib, in the stroller, in the swing and often in their car seats. Car seats are not only a safety requirement for all babies traveling in cars, they are also quite comfortable. The enclosed, snug … Read more

How Many Hours Should My Baby Be Sleeping A Day?

Newborns are thoroughly interesting animals. During that first few weeks especially, they seem to sleep all of the time. All of the time, that is, except when you’re trying to sleep! Fortunately, that rough period doesn’t last forever. As your baby grows and changes, she needs less and less sleep. For many children, by the … Read more

How Can I Get My Baby To Sleep Through The Night?

This is probably one of the most common questions asked by new parents every day. Once your baby arrives, most parents find that an unbroken night of sleep is a luxury they just don’t have anymore. Something that was once taken for granted now seems completely unattainable. Sleep deprivation is one of the major downsides … Read more