Posts Tagged ‘sleep’

How to Transition Out of the DockaTot

How to Transition Out of the Dockatot, RockNPlay, or Swaddle.   How do I know its time? So around the four-month mark, is when we start to know that the moro-startle reflex diminishes and developmentally wise it is time for our little ones to be transitioned out of the swaddle/dockatot/rocknplay and start to learn how…

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Why Sleep Training Isn’t a Quick Fix?

So many times now and days we are looking for that quick fix or that easy answer. We go onto google, searching, “Why won’t my little one go to sleep?”, “How long should my 6-month-old sleep at night?”, “Why does my son only sleep for half an hour during the day?”, or “Why does my…

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Foods that Help Kids Sleep!

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One of the more overlooked parts of sleep is often what our kids are eating.  When sleep training our kids and when putting together a personalized plan one of the aspects that we look at is diet and how that diet could be affecting your little one’s sleep.  We need to ensure that our child’s…

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Truth about Teething and Sleep

It is a fact that many infants can sleep right through their teeth erupting through their gums. It can surprise many families when waking in the morning to discover their little one has a new tooth to add to their collection. You may wonder how is this even possible? To start off around the two…

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Sleep is a Biological Necessity

Sleep is a biological necessity, not a luxury as we may seem to think some times. Like water, oxygen and food, sleep is something that our bodies actually need to function. In newborns they can only biologically stay awake for 40-90 minutes at a time, after this they lose the ability to concentrate and become…

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Lookout for the 8 Month Sleep Regression

If you feel like you have just overcome the four month sleep regression and you feel like you finally have things back on track, lookout the 8 month sleep regression is right around the corner. There is a lot happening around this age. Your baby might have hit these milestones and others, such as sitting…

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