The wonderful and dreaded pacifier! I have been lucky, or maybe lazy, and my children have all liked the ones given to us by the hospital and I have literally never bought one. However, I have heard other moms swear by a certain brand. I asked on my Instagram and Facebook page and the overwhelming response was clearly the MAM pacifier. If you are in search of a good pacifier start with the MAM. There is a lot of information on the binky. Today, I will share when the pacifier
There are so many trendy products out there right now, claiming to make your baby sleep. But do they really work? Are they necessary? And will they cause sleep regressions later? Before I highlight a few of my favorite and least favorite baby sleep products out on the market, let me set up some of information to help you understand what babies ‘need’ to sleep and how that changes over a relatively short time. When a baby is born he has what we have termed the startle reflex.
The crib to toddler bed transition can be pretty scary for parents. You are essentially taking away the boundaries that have kept your child in bed. And if done too soon, your child could go from sleeping like a pro to sleeping like a newborn again, with frequent wake ups. And good-bye to the days when you can let your child fuss for a few minutes and fall back asleep because now your child will just get up and come get you. But when you have the right tools and information,
Creating the perfect sleep environment doesn't have to be complicated. In fact, babies only need a few conditions to sleep their best. I recommend these tools whenever I work with parents one on one to sleep train their baby. But these are tools you can begin to use from the first day home from the hospital and continue to use for many years. The environment your baby sleeps in can make a huge difference in how he sleeps. Why do you think as adults we almost always sleep bett