Tips and Advice from a Certified Sleep Consultant
Who has filled out a baby registry lately? Did you feel completely overwhelmed?! There are SO many products on the market geared for parents and their little bundles. Many of these products promise parents the gift of sleep! When you’re chronically sleep deprived, you feel desperate and vulnerable. I know,
You did it. You taught your baby independent sleep skills. They learned to sleep for 10-12 uninterrupted hours at night, and started taking glorious naps. Fast forward a few years, your awesome sleeper is 3 years old and sleeping in a big kid bed…this is where things can sometimes get
Why does my baby wake up during those early morning hours?
This may be the most common question new parents ask. The truth is, your baby could be waking at 3 A.M. or 4 A.M. for many different reasons.
It goes without saying that when you have a baby, you’re going to be up in the night – likely several times a night – feeding them. But how do you know a baby is waking out of hunger? We all know someone with the ‘miracle baby’ who slept 6-8 hours a night from the moment they came home from the hospital. These stories often leave you wondering whether your baby is really waking from hunger.
Researchers from the University of Arizona released a study that showed people who were deprived of sleep over a 55 hour period had… · An increased tendency to blame others for problems · Reduced willingness to alleviate a conflict situation by accepting blame · Increased aggression · Lower willingness to